The bananas add a slight natural sweetness.
¼ cup shortening
1 beaten egg
½ cup of quick cook oatmeal
2 tablespoons of water
1 ½ cups of white flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
½ teaspoon of salt
½ teaspoon of baking soda
1 teaspoon of vanilla
½ cup chopped nuts
Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
All the ingredients are added to my electric mixer bowl in this order. Less mess. 🙂
Cream shortening in mixer. Add egg and beat in mixer. Then oatmeal and mix thoroughly.
Add water, bananas and mix.
Add flour, baking powder, salt, baking soda, vanilla and nuts; mix thoroughly.
Grease rectangular loaf pan and add banana nut mixture.
Bake in preheated 350 degree oven until baking thermometer reads 220 degrees Fahrenheit. About 1 hour and 10 minutes.