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       Title: Banana Bread #2
  Categories: Polkadot, Faylen, Bread:quick, Fruits
       Yield: 1 Loaf
  
   1 3/4 c  Unbleached flour
   2 3/4 ts Baking powder
     1/2 ts Salt
     1/3 c  Shortening
     2/3 c  Sugar
       2    Eggs
       4    Bananas
            -very ripe, mashed
     1/2 c  Chopped pecans or walnuts
            -optional
  
   Preheat oven to 350 degrees
   
   Sift together flour, baking powder, and salt.  Beat shortening in
   mixer until creamy. Add sugar and eggs, continue beating at medium
   speed one minute. Add bananas to egg mixture.  Mix until blended.
   Add flour mixture, beating at low speed only until blended.  Turn
   into buttered loaf pan and bake for 1 hour or until toothpick
   inserted in center of loaf comes out clean.
   
   Notes: Substitute cream cheese for shortening.  For spicy version,
   add 1/2 tsp cinnamon, 1/4 tsp mace and 1/4 tsp nutmeg to flour
   mixture.
   
   Recipe By: Marge Clark Serving Size: 10
   
   * The Polka Dot Palace BBS 1-201-822-3627. Posted by FAYLEN
  
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