Wonderfully moist, delicious bread.
¾ cup butter
1½ cups sugar
2 cups mashed ripe bananas
2½ cups all-purpose flour
1½ teaspoon baking soda
1 cups chopped pecans
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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 ½ x 4 ½ by 2¾ 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.