Sourdough Banana Nut Bread
1 cup(s) BANANA; Mashed.
1/2 cup(s) SHORTENING
1 cup(s) SUGAR
1 cup(s) SOURDOUGH STARTER
2 cup(s) FLOUR
1 teaspoon(s) SALT
1 teaspoon(s) BAKING POWDER
1/2 teaspoon(s) BAKING SODA
3/4 cup(s) WALNUTS; Chopped, Divided.
1 1/2 teaspoon(s) VANILLA
In a mixing bowl; cream together the shortening and sugar.
Add eggs and mix until blended.
Stir in banana, vanilla and the sourdough starter.
Stir in all but 1/4 cup of the chopped walnuts.
In another bowl add the flour, salt, baking powder and baking soda; stir together.
Add flour mixture to batter, stirring until just blended.
Pour into greased loaf pan.
Sprinkle remaining 1/4 cup chopped walnuts on top of batter in loaf pan.
Bake at 350 degrees for 60 to 70 minutes or until toothpick comes out clean.
Remove from oven and let cool for 10 minutes.
Remove bread from pan to a wire rack to finish cooling.
Yields 1 loaf