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Derry's Recipes: Bread

Banana Bread

Category: Bread

Labor: Easy

Oven Temp: 350º

Baking Time: 45-50 minutes

bullet1/3 cup shortening
bullet1/2 cup sugar
bullet2 eggs
bullet1-3/4 cup flour
bullet1 tsp baking powder
bullet1/2 tsp baking soda
bullet1/2 tsp salt
bullet1 cup mashed ripe bananas (or more)
bullet1/2 cup chopped walnuts
bulletdash of vanilla
  1. Preheat oven to 350º
  2. Cream shortening and sugar, add eggs, beat well.
  3. Add dry ingredients and banana.
  4. Pour into well greased 9x5x3" loaf pan. Bake 45-50 minutes.
  5. Remove from pan. Cool on rack. Wrap and store overnight.

Pumpkin Bread

Category: Bread

Labor: As easy as it gets...

Oven Temp: 350º

Baking Time: 1 hour

bullet1 lg can pumpkin
bullet4 cups sugar
bullet1 cup oil
bullet5 cups flour
bullet4 tsp soda
bullet1 tsp cinnamon
bullet1 tsp cloves
bullet3/4 tsp salt
  1. Mix together in one bowl.
  2. Add nuts and/or 1 cup raisins before baking, if desired.
  3. Fill 3 loaf pans 1/2 full.
  4. Bake at 350º for 1 hour.