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       Title: Banana Coconut Bread
  Categories: Desserts, Breads
       Yield: 8 servings
  
       1 c  Currants                          1/2 c  Dark rum
       3 c  Flour                               1 ts Salt
       1 ts Baking soda                         1 ts Baking powder
       2 ts Cinnamon                          1/2 ts Grated nutmeg
     2/3 c  Sweetened coconut                 1/2 c  Vegetable shortening
       1 c  Packed brown sugar                  2 ea Eggs beaten lightly
     1/3 c  Buttermilk                          1 c  Mashed ripe banana
  
   Heat rum and place in bowl with currants 1 hour.  In separate bowl, sift
   together flour, sal, baking soda, baking powder, cinnamon, nutmeg, and 1/2
   cup of the coconut.  In a large bowl, cream vegetable shortening and brown
   sugar till combined.  Add eggs and beat well. Stir in buttermilk, banana
   and currant mixture.  Combine well.  Add flour mixture and stir till just
   combined.  Spoon batter into greased loaf pan 9“x5”x2 3/4". Sprinkle with
   remaining coconut and bake in preheated 350 F degree oven 60 to 70 minutes
   or till don .  Makes 1 loaf.
  
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