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"The most remarkable thing about my mother is that for thirty years she served the family nothing but leftovers. The original meal has never been found."--Calvin Trillin

Banana Bread Recipe

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Ellen Brooker


Single Batch Double Batch

1/3 C Shortening (Butter) 10 2/3 T shortening
1/2 c sugar 1 c sugar
2 eggs 4 eggs
1 3/4 c flour 3 1/2 C flour
1 tsp Baking Powder 2 tsp Baking Powder
1/2 tsp Baking Soda 1 tsp Baking Soda
1/2 tsp salt 1 tsp salt
3 mashed bananas 6 mashed bananas

Preheat oven to 350
Mix wet ingredients with electric mixer
Sift dry ingredients together
Slowly add dry ingredients into wet ingredients. Keep mixer on low
Add slightly thawed bananas

lightly spray which ever pan you plan on using to cook the banana bread in.

stick a knife in the center. It is done if the knife comes out clean

9 1/2" x 5 " pan will cook 40-45 min.
Small loaf pan will cook 23-30 min.
Small Bundt stone 30-35 min.
Medium loaf stone 35-40 min.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
I tend to put in only 1/2 required salt
Freeze over ripe bananas and they are perfect for this recipe.Just thaw slightly to squeeze them into the mixing bowl.




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