|Dry yeast||2 Tablespoon (2 Packages)|
|Warm water||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Rye flour||6 Cup (96 tbs)|
|Melted shortening||3 Tablespoon|
|Mashed ripe bananas||3 Cup (48 tbs)|
Dissolve the yeast in warm water in a large mixing bowl.
Mix half the flour and remaining ingredients.
Add to the yeast water and mix well.
Add remaining flour gradually and mix until smooth.
Turn out onto a floured surface and knead for 10 minutes.
Place in a greased bowl and turn to grease surface.
Cover and let rise in a warm place until doubled in bulk.
Turn out on a floured surface and knead for 3 minutes.
Mold into loaves and place in 2 greased casseroles.
Cover with a damp cloth and let rise until doubled in bulk.
Bake in 425-degree oven for 12 minutes.
Reduce temperature to 350 degrees and bake for 45 minutes longer.
Remove bread to racks and cool.