Classic Banana Bread

1 cup granulated sugar
1/2 cup shortening
2 eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 cup (2 medium) mashed ripe bananas
2 cups all-purpose flour
1 tablespoon baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 cup chopped Diamond Walnuts

Heat oven to 350 F.
Grease a 9x5-inch loaf pan. Combine sugar, shortening, eggs and
vanilla; beat until light and fluffy. Blend in banana.

Combine flour, baking powder and salt. Add to banana mixture; stir
just until dry ingredients are moistened. Fold in walnuts.

Spoon batter into greased pan. Bake for 60 to 70 minutes or until
toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pan 10 minutes.
Remove from pan and cool on wire rack.

Makes 1 loaf.


This recipe courtesy of Back of the Box Recipes. Home Page

This recipe created by Diamond Walnut.