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How To make Banana Nut Bread(Zel Ford)


1 3/4 cups sifted all purpose flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/4 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/3 cup soft shortening
1 cup mashed ripe bananas
2/3 cup granulated sugar
2 eggs -- unbeaten
1/2 cup coarsely chopped nuts
Heat oven 358 deg F. Grease 9 x 5 x 3" loaf pan. Sift flour, B.P., baking soda with electric mixer at medium speed thoroughly mix shortening with sugar.
Then, with eggs, until very light and fluffy about 4 minutes. Altogether, then at low speed or blend, beat in flour mixture to which chopped nuts have been added alternating with bananas until mixture is just smooth then turn into pan. Bake 1 hour or until done. Cool in pan 10 minutes. Cool overnight before slicing.
shavkin (Newsletter Editor)
(Zel Ford - a good friend of my mother's)
>From the recipe collection of Suzy Wert & MC formatted by Barb at PK using MC Buster 2.0f & SNT on 7/2/98

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