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Edith's Banana Bread Recipe

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This recipe for Edith's Banana Bread, by , is from The Jones-Simpson Cookbook, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Bob Simpson
Added: Monday, June 2, 2008


1/2 cup shortening
1 c sugar
2 eggs
1 c mashed bananas
3 T sour cream
1 T lemon juice
2 c sifted flour
1 1/2 t baking powder
1/2 t baking soda
1 c chopped pecans

Cream shortening and sugar together. Add and mix 2 beaten eggs, bananas, sour cream and lemon juice. Add sifted dry ingredients and fold in chopped pecans. Grease and flour 9x5x3' pan
Pour batter into pan and bake at 350 for 50-60 minutes.




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