Banana Nut Bread

Wonderfully moist, delicious bread.

Ingredients

3/4 cup butter 1 1/2 cups sugar 3 eggs 2 cups mashed ripe bananas 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 1 1/2 tsp baking soda 1 cups chopped pecans

Nutritional information

No nutrition information available

Instructions

Cream shortening, gradually add sugar, beating at medium speed of an electric mixer until light and fluffy. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Stir in banana. Combine flour and soda, add to creamed mixture, mixing well. Stir in pecans. Spoon batter into 2 greased 8 1/2 x 4 1/2 by 2 3/4 inch loaf pans. Bake at 350°F for 35 to 40 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pans 5 minutes; remove to wire rack, and cool completely. To store, wrap in plastic wrap or aluminum foil. Yield 2 loaves.