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Banana Jam Bread

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Ingredients
  Shortening 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Eggs 2
  Mashed ripe banana 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Lemon juice 1 Teaspoon
  All-purpose flour 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Baking powder 1 Tablespoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Strawberry jam 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Chopped pecans 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Grease and flour two 8 1/2- x 4 1/2- x 3-inch loaf pans
2. Preheat the oven to 350°

MAKING
3. In a large bowl, mix the shortening till it is soft and then gradually add sugar to make a soft fluffy mix.
4. Beat the eggs into the mixture one at a time till you have a smooth mixture
5. Then slowly add the banana and lemon juice into the creamed mixture to form a smooth paste.
6. In another bowl, combine the flour, baking powder, and salt and mix into the creamed mixture till it just holds together.
7. Add the jam and the pecans and mix well and pour into the prepared loaf pans
8. Bake for 50 minutes or till the center of the loaf is cooked through. Cool for 10 minutes, remove from pans and set on wire racks to cool

SERVING
9. Serve warm or at room temperature

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Bread
Ingredient: 
Banana
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
50 Minutes
Ready In: 
55 Minutes
Servings: 
5

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