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Season's Eatings!BANANA NUT BREAD
One-third cup shortening
Two-thirds cup sugar
One-and-three-quarters cup sifted all-purpose flour
One-half teaspoon salt
Two-and-three-quarters teaspoons baking powder
One cup mashed ripe bananas
One-half cup chopped English walnuts
Cream together shortening and sugar.
Add eggs and beat well.
Sift together flour, salt, and baking powder.
Add to creamed mixture alternately with
mashed bananas, blending well after each addition.
Stir in walnuts.
Pour into a well-greased nine-by-five-inch loaf pan.
Bake at 350 degrees for about 50 minutes.
Remove from pan; cool completely on rack.
Wrap and store overnight for full flavor.
Makes one loaf.
McKenzie, William A.
Dining Car Line to the Pacific.
An Illustrated History of the Northern Pacific Railway's
Famously Good Food, with 150 Authentic Recipes.
St. Paul [Minn.]: Minnesota Historical Society Press,
1990, p. 148.