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Ingredients

1 cup sugar
1/2 cup shortening
2 eggs, beaten
1/2 cup buttermilk
2 cups flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 cup crushed walnuts
3 bananas, mashed

Instructions

Cream shortening and sugar; add eggs and buttermilk. Add flour, baking soda and walnuts. Add bananas last. Pour into two well-greased loaf pans. Bake at 325 degrees for 1 hour. Yield: 2 loaves.

Bernice Leggett
East Moline



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