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Banana Bread

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1/2 cup solid crisco shortening
1 cup sugar
2 cups all-purpose flour
1 tsp. salt
2 tsp. baking powder
1/2 tsp. baking soda
2 eggs, beaten
1 tsp. Vain Vanilla Extract of your choice ( I love Bourbon)
3 very ripe bananas, mashed
1/3 cup buttermilk
1/2 cup chopped pecans


Yield: 2 loaves. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Cream shortening and sugar. Sift together flour, salt, baking powder, baking soda. Add to creamed mixture. Add remaining ingredients and mix well. Pour into 2 well-greased loaf pans. Bake for 40-45 minutes. Freezes well.