Crockpot Banana Bread Recipe
1 3/4 cup flour
2 tsp baking powder
1/4 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp salt
1/3 cup shortening
2/3 cup sugar
2 eggs -- well beaten
1 1/2 cup 2 to 3 bananas -- mashed
1/2 cup walnuts -- chopped/opt
Sift together the flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt. With the
electric beater on low, fluff the shortening in a small bowl, until
soft and creamy. Add the sugar gradually. Beat in the eggs in a slow
stream. With a fork, beat in 1/3 of the flour mixture, 1/2 the
bananas another 1/3 of the flour mixture, the rest of the bananas
then the last of the flour mixture. Fold in the walnuts. Turn into
a greased and floured baking unit or a 2 1/2 quart mold and cover.
Place on a rack in the slow cooker. Cover the cooker, but prop the
lid open with a toothpick or a twist of foil to let the excess steam
excape. Cook on high for 4 to 6 hours. Cool on a rack for 10
minutes. Serve Warm.
Makes 4 to 6 servings
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