1 3/4 cup sifted flour
2 tsp baking powder
1/4 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp salt
1/3 cup shortening
2/3 cup sugar
1 cup mashed, riped bananas
1 tsp vanilla
1/2 cup nuts - chopped walnuts or pecans are good!
Sift together - flour, salt, baking powder, baking soda.
Beat shortening until creamy. Add sugar and beat til light and fluffy. Add eggs and beat well.
Add flour mixture, alternately with mashed bananas, to the egg mixture.
Pour into greased bread pan.
Bake at 350 degrees for 60-70 minutes