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Banana Bread

1/3 cup shortening
1/2 cup sugar
2 eggs
1 3/4 cup flour
1 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp salt
1 cup mashed bananas
1/2 cup nuts

Cream shortening, sugar.  Add eggs, beat well.  Mix dry ingredients in a bowl, add alternately
to cream mixture with bananas.  Stir in nuts.  Pour in greased pans.  Bake at 350* for 45-50
minutes, until toothpick comes out clean.  Makes 2 small loaves or 1 large loaf.