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Banana-Nut Cake

Yield one 9-inch loaf

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup shortening
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 cups mashed ripe bananas
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup chopped pecans

How to Make It

  1. Cream shortening; gradually add sugar, beating well. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Add bananas, and mix until smooth.

  2. Combine flour, baking powder, soda, and salt; add to creamed mixture, stirring just until moistened. Stir in chopped pecans.

  3. Pour batter into a greased and floured 9- x 5- x 3-inch loaf pan. Bake at 350° for 1 hour and 15 minutes. Cool in pan 10 minutes. Remove cake to wire rack to complete cooling.

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