This banana bread is so good. I love to throw stuff into sweet bread recipes. This is an easy bread to mix up and can be made into muffins as well. It's great for a quick "out-the-door" breakfast or for an afternoon snack.
Sunny Banana Bread
1/3 cup shortening
1/2 cup sugar
1 1/3 cups flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 cup mashed ripe bananas (about 3 bananas)
1 cup Craisins
1/2 cup shelled sunflower seeds
Cream shortening and sugar until fluffy.
Add eggs and beat well.
Add dry ingredients until just blended.
Stir in mashed banana.
Stir in Craisins and sunflower seeds.
Pour into well greased loaf pan and bake for 45 – 50 minutes at 350 degrees until done. Let cool on wire rack for 10 minutes then remove from pan and cool completely.