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Holiday Banana Bread



  • 1/3 cup shortening
  • 2/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 slightly beaten eggs
  • 1 cup mashed bananas
  • 1/2 cup chopped nuts
  • 1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 3/4 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup mixed candied fruit
  • 1/4 cup raisins


  1. Sift dry ingredients and add nuts.
  2. Place shortening in bowl. Gradually beat in sugar.
  3. Add eggs, flour and bananas.
  4. Fold in fruit and raisins.
  5. Bake T 350 degrees F for 60 to 70 minutes.
  6. Let cool one-half hour.

Yield: two small loaves

Mrs. Paul Houston - Favorite Recipe Book of the Sacred Heart Church, Oxford Junction, Iowa


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