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Bread: Nana's Banana Bread Recipe

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This recipe for Bread: Nana's Banana Bread, by , is from The Johnson Family Cookbook, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Nancy (Ray) Huggins


2 cups flour
1 tsp. baking soda
1/4 tsp. salt
1/2 cup shortening
1 1/2 cup sugar
1 tsp. vanilla
1 tsp. lemon flavoring
2 eggs
1 cup bananas, mashed
1/2 cup buttermilk
1 cup pecans

Cream sugar & shortening. Add eggs one at a time, beating vigorously after each addition.

Sift all dry ingredients together (of course, flour is sifted before measuring.)

Add mashed bananas. Alternately add dry ingredients and milk. Add lemon flavoring.

Fold in pecans after all is mixed well.

Bake 1 hour in moderate oven (350 F).

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This makes a really good banana bread.




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