|Shortening||1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)|
|Sugar||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Sifted all purpose flour||1 3⁄4 Cup (28 tbs)|
|Baking powder||1 Teaspoon|
|Ripe banana||1 Cup (16 tbs), mashed|
|Chopped california walnuts||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
Cream together shortening and sugar; add eggs and beat well.
Sift together dry ingredients; add to creamed mixture alternately with banana, blending well after each addition.
Stir in walnuts.
Pour into a well greased 9 1/2x5x3 inch loaf pan.
Bake at 350° for 40 to 45 minutes or till done.
Remove from pan; cool on rack.