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Banana-Mincemeat Bread

Servings: Makes one 9x5 inch loaf
This quick bread is a little bit of a change from your typical loaf, it has mashed bananas mixed with crumbled condensed mincemeat. A nice bread to make at Christmas.

2 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
3/4 cup granulated sugar
1/2 cup shortening
2 large eggs
1 cup mashed ripe bananas (2-3 bananas)
1/2 cup sour cream
1 (9-ounce) package condensed mincemeat*, crumbled

Place rack in lower half oven; preheat oven to 350 degrees F (180 C). Combine flour, baking powder, and baking soda.

In a large bowl mixing bowl, beat sugar and shortening until fluffy. Add eggs, bananas and sour cream; mix well. Stir in flour mixture and mincemeat. Spoon into a greased and parchment paper lined 9x5-inch (23cm by 13cm by 7cm in height) loaf pan. Lightly grease parchment paper also. Bake for 60 minutes or until wooden toothpick inserted in center comes to out clean. Cool for 10 minutes; remove from pan. Cool completely.

*Note: One of the brands that makes Condensed Mincemeat is None Such Mincemeat. Here is their information if you cannot find it at your supermarket.

None Such Mincemeat-Condensed Style:
If you cannot find None Such Mincemeat, Condensed style, in your supermarket, you can place an order for our None Such Condensed Mincemeat product through our Consumer Affairs Department at 1-888-656-3245. The minimum order is four(4) 9 oz. boxes.

Makes one 9x5 inch loaf.

Source: DianasDesserts.com
Date: October 20, 2002