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This recipe for Banana Bread, by Gayle Cornwell, is from Mama G's Favorites,
one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help
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1/3 C shortening 1/2 C sugar 2 eggs 1 3/4 C flour 1 tsp. baking powder 1/2 tsp. soda 1/2 tsp. salt 1 C mashed ripe banana 1/2 C chopped walnuts (optional)
Cream together shortening and sugar; add eggs and beat well. Mix dry ingredients; add to creamed mixture alternately with banana, blending well after each addition. Stir in nuts (optional). Pour into well-greased 9x5x3 inch loaf pan. Bake @ 350º for 45-50 minutes or until done. Remove from pan; cool on rack. Wrap and store overnight.
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