This is an old family recipe that is requested frequently by the children. It’s simple to make, rich and delicious.
Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C). Lightly grease an 8x4 inch loaf pan.
In a large bowl, cream the shortening and sugar. Sift in the flour, baking soda and salt. Blend in the mashed bananas. Pour batter into prepared pan.
Bake in preheated oven for 60 minutes, or until a knife inserted into center of loaf comes out clean.
Per Serving: 268 calories; protein 2.3g; carbohydrates 42.4g; fat 10.6g; sodium 359.1mg.
The best flavour of the flour could make a real difference to your bread. Different makers do vary. Great taste or Canadian flours, which are naturally higher in gluten, may give you a best rise than standard dough flours – especially if you’re make wholemeal bread , which not always getting bigger as well as clear bread.
To made this in a dough , add all the ingredients to your breadmaker and follow the makers instructions.
A bread first rising can be done in the fridge overnight . This slows down the time it takes to rise to double its size, giving it a deeper flavour. It’s also a great timesaver , as you can start it night before , then finish it off the next day.