The raisins and nuts can be optional, depending on your tribe's preferences.
Makes 2 loaves
Total Time: 1 1/2 hrs.
2 cups sugar
1 cup butter or margarine
4 large eggs, well beaten
4 mashed bananas
1 cup chopped walnuts
4 cups sifted flour
1 teaspoon salt
2 teaspoons baking powder
2 teaspoon soda
1 cup of raisins, cooked and drained
Combine sugar and shortening. Blend well. Add beaten eggs. Add mashed bananas and blend well. Add dry ingredients, slowly beating all the time. Then add raisins and nuts. Pour into two greased and floured loaf pans. Bake for one hour at 325 .
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