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Banana Squares


2 Eggs, separated

2/3 cup Shortening

1 1/2 cup Sugar

1 cup Mashed ripe bananas (2 to 3


1 1/2 cup All-purpose flour

1 tsp Baking soda

1/4 cup Sour milk*

1/2 tsp Vanilla extract

1/2 cup Chopped walnuts, optional

Whipped cream and sliced

Bananas, optional

In a small mixing bowl, beat egg whites until soft peaks form; set aside. In a large mixing bowl, cream shortening and sugar. Beat in egg yolks; mix well. Add bananas. Combine flour and baking soda; add to creamed mixture alternately with milk, beating well after each addition. Add vanilla. Fold in egg whites. Fold in nuts if desired. Pour into a greased 13x9x2" baking pan. Bake at 350 degrees for 45-50 minutes. Cool on a wire rack. If desired, garnish with a dollop of whipped cream and a few banana slices.

* = To sour milk, place 1 tsp. white vinegar in a measuring cup. Add enough milk to equal 1/4 cup

From: "Taste of Home" Magazine Posted by: Debbie Carlson (PHHW01A) - Prodigy Posted to Bakery-Shoppe Digest V1 #396 by (Angela L Gilliland) on Nov 18, 1997

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