1/3 cup shortening
1 cup mashed bananas (3 small or 2 medium bananas)
2 cups flour
2 tsp. baking powder
1/2 tsp. baking soda
1/2 tsp. salt
1/2 cup chopped walnuts.
Cream together the shortening and sugar. Add eggs one at a time until well beaten after each additional egg has been added.
In an additional bowl, mix the dry ingredients together.
Add 1/3 cup of the dry ingredients to the creamed mixture. Then add 1/2 of the banana mixture. Continue to add another 1/3 cup of the dry ingredient mixture. Add the rest of the banana mixture. Take 1/3 cup of the dry mixture and mix together with the walnuts. Add the last part of the dry mixture, and and then the walnut mixture.
Grease a 9 x 5 inch loaf pan.
Pre-heat oven to 350 and bake for 45-50 minutes until the middle comes out clean. Enjoy!