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Banana Nut Loaf


  • 1/3 cup shortening
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 3/4 cups flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup ripe bananas, mashed
  • 1/2 cup walnuts


  1. Cream together shortening and sugar, add eggs and beat well.
  2. Sift dry ingredients. Add to creamed mixture alternately with banana, blending well after each addition. Stir in nuts.
  3. Pour into well-greased 4- to 6-cup mold. Cover with foil and tie. Pour 2 cups hot water into slow cooker. Place mold on rack or trivet in pot.
  4. Cover and cook on HIGH for 2 to 3 hours or until bread is done.
  5. Serve warm or cool with butter, cream cheese or peanut butter.

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