Banana Squares


2 eggs (separated)
2/3 cup shortening
1-1/2 cups sugar
1 cup mashed ripe bananas
1-1/2 cups all-puropse flour
1 tsp. baking soda
1/4 cup sour milk
1/2 tsp. vanilla extract
1/2 cup chopped walnuts,optional
Whipped cream (optional)


Beat egg whites till soft peaks from; set aside.

Cream shortening and sugar.

Beat in egg yokes, mix well.

Add bananas.

Combine flour, 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 13×9″ greased pan.

Bake at 350?F for 45-50 minutes.

Cool on wire rack.

Garnish with whipped cream.

Author Comments

To sour milk: place 1 tsp. white vingar in a measuring cup. Add enough milk to equal 1/4 cup.

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