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1 ¾ cups sifted flour
¾ tsp soda
1 ¼ tsp. cream of tartar
¼ tsp salt
1/3 cup shortening
2/3 cup sugar
2 eggs, well-beaten
1 cup mashed banana (2-3 bananas)


Sift flour, soda, cream of tartar, and salt together. Rub shortening to creamy consistency with back of a spoon. Stir the sugar, a few tablespoons at a time into shortening and continue stirring after each addition, until light and fluffy. Add eggs and beat well. Add flour mixture alternately with banana, a small amount at a time. Beat after each addition until smooth. Pour into well-greased loaf pan (8 ½ x 4 ½ x 3 inches) and bake at 350 degrees, or until done. May be doubled.

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