|Margarine||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Brown sugar/1/2 cup each white and brown sugar||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Flour||2 Cup (32 tbs)|
|Baking soda||1 Teaspoon|
|Mashed banana||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Sour milk/Buttermilk, / fruit juice||1 Tablespoon|
Cream margarine and sugar; add eggs and beat well. Sift dry ingredients together; add to egg mixture with banana and liquid; mix thoroughly. Bake in greased or wax-paper-lined loaf pan for 1 hour or until bread tests done. Cool on cake rack. Variations 1. Use 1 cup whole wheat flour plus 1 cup white in place of white flour. 2. Change spices to suit your taste or even leave them out. 3. Use applesauce in place of part or all of banana. 4. Use old jam to replace banana; reduce sugar to 1/2 cup. If jam is very thick, add a bit of liquid. 5. Add 1/2 to 1 cup chopped walnuts or pecans.