*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                                MAKANA BREAD
 
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 Serving Size  : 1    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Breads
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    1       c            Walnut pieces
    1 1/2   c            Mashed bananas *
    2 1/4   c            Granulated sugar
      3/4   c            Solid Crisco shortening
    3                    Eggs
    3       c            Sifted all-purpose flour
    1       t            Baking powder
    1 1/4   ts           Baking soda
      3/4   ts           Salt
    6       tb           Buttermilk
 
   * About 3 - 4 large, they can be overrippened and
   black.
   
   Preheat oven to 350 degrees.  Chop walnuts in blender
   (remove nuts from blender and set aside).  Cut bananas
   into pieces; puree in blender jar. With electric
   mixer, cream sugar & shortening at medium speed. Add
   eggs to creamed mixture and beat until light and
   fluffy. Add puree banana mixture to above. Mix
   together the flour, baking powder, baking soda and
   salt; add to creamed mixture alternately with
   buttermilk. Mix thoroughly. Fold in nuts. Pour into
   greased and floured tube pan (can be made in loaf
   bread pan’s also).  Bake 60 - 70 minutes or until
   btread tests done with a cake tester.  Cool in pan on
   wire rack for 1 hour, remove from pan to serving dish.
  
 
 
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