Banana Bread

Another one of ma’s great recipes. 


1 cup sugar

1/2 cup shortening

2 eggs

3 overripe bananas, mashed

1 t baking soda

2 T water

1/2 t salt

2 c flour 

Instructions: Preheat oven to 350.  In a bowl, combine the sugar, shortening and eggs.  Make them creamy.  In another bowl, mash the bananas, add the baking soda and water.  In another bowl, combine the salt and flour.  Combine all the bowls and put in a greased loaf pan. 

Bake for 1 hour or until  toothpick comes out clean. You can also add a bag of semi-sweet chocolate chips to the mix.


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