Sunday, March 16, 2008

Grandma's Banana Bread

5 large ripe bananas
4 eggs, well beaten
1 cup shortening
2 cups sugar
4 cups sifted flour
2 tsp baking soda
1 tsp salt
1 cup chopped walnuts (optional)

Mix up banana, add shortening and sugar, mix.  Add eggs and flour.  Fold in nuts.
Grease bread pans well with shortening.  Bake at 350 for 45-50 minutes (sometimes more than an hour), until toothpick comes out clean.

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