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Banana-Nut Bread

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Ingredients
  Shortening 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Eggs 2
  Ripe banana 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs), mashed
  All purpose flour 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Baking soda 1 Teaspoon
  Pecans 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), chopped
Directions

Cream shortening, gradually add sugar, beating at medium speed of an electric mixer until light and fluffy.
Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.
Stir in banana.
Combine flour and soda, add to creamed mixture, mixing well.
Stir in pecans.
Spoon batter into 2 greased loaf pans.
Bake at 350°F for 35 to 40 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean.
Cool in pans 5 minutes, remove to wire rack, and cool completely.
To store, wrap in plastic wrap or aluminum foil.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Bread
Servings: 
2

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