Banana Split Bread
2/3 cup shortening
1-1/4 cups sugar
3-1/2 tsp. baking powder
1 tsp. baking soda
1/2 tsp. salt
1-1/2 cups mashed ripe bananas (about 4 medium)
2 cans crushed pineapple (8 oz.), drained
2 cups semisweet chocolate chips
10 oz. jar maraschino cherries, drained and chopped
1 cup chopped walnuts
In a mixing bowl, cream shortening and sugar. Add eggs, one at a time,beating well after each addition.
Combine the flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt; add to creamed mixture alternately with banana and pineapple.
Fold in the chocolate chips, cherries and walnuts. Pour into two greased loaf pans.
Bake at 350 degrees for 60-65 minutes or until toothpick comes out clean.
Cool for 10 min. before removing from pans.