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      Title: Fresh  Hawaiian  Ginger  Banana  Bread
 Categories: Breads
   Servings: 1
 
   1 1/2 TB grated fresh Hawaiian
            ginger
       1 TB lemon juice
     1/2 ts grated lemon peel
       1 c  mashed ripe banana (about 3
         md )
     1/4 c  milk
     1/2 c  flaked coconut or finely
            chopped nuts
   2 1/4 c  sifted all purpose flour
       2 ts baking powder
     1/2 ts baking soda
       1 ts salt
     1/2 c  shortening
     3/4 c  sugar
       2 lg eggs
            Ginger sugar for topping
            Ginger butter
            GINGER SUGAR
            GINGER BUTTER
 
 Peel skin from ginger; finely grate.  Combine with lemon juice and peel,
 banana, milk, and coconut or nuts.  Resift flour with baking powder, baking
soda and salt.	Cream shortening and sugar until blended.  Add eggs
 and beat until fluffy.  Add sifted dry ingredients alternately with
 ginger/banana mixture, beating to a smooth, thick batter.  Turn into
 greased loaf pans (two 7 1/2 x 3 1/2 x 2 1/2 inches).  Let stand while 
 reparing Ginger-Sugar.  sprinkle mixture over top of batter.  Bake on
 first rack below oven center at 350 degrees for 45 to 50 minutes or
 until loaf tests done.	Remove from oven and let stand in pan for 5 minutes.
Then turn out onto rack and let cool.  Makes 2 loaves. Toss together
 2 tablespoons sugar with 2 teaspoons finely grated
 fresh ginger. Beat 1/2 cup softened butter with 1 teaspoon grated fresh
 ginger.
 
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