Healthy Banana Nut Bread
|Sugar||2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)|
|Shortening||1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)|
|All purpose flour||1 3⁄4 Cup (28 tbs)|
|Baking powder||1 1⁄4 Teaspoon|
|Baking soda||1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Ripe banana||1 Cup (16 tbs), mashed|
|Pecans||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), chopped (or walnuts)|
In mixer bowl cream sugar and shortening till light, scraping sides of bowl often.
Add eggs, one at a time, and milk, beating till smooth and fluffy after each addition.
In medium bowl stir together flour, baking powder, salt, and baking soda.
Add flour mixture and mashed banana alternately to creamed mixture, beating till smooth after each addition.
Gently fold in chopped nuts.
Turn batter into lightly greased 8x4x2-inch loaf pan.
Bake in 350° oven 60 to 65 minutes or till wooden pick inserted near center comes out clean.
Cool in pan 10 minutes.
Remove from pan; cool on wire rack.