Special Holiday Bread Jan Peterson
½ cup butter or margarine, softened 1 cup sugar
2 eggs 1 tsp. Vanilla
2 cups flour 1 tsp. Baking soda
½ tsp. Salt 1 cup mashed bananas
1 cup flaked coconut 1 cup chocolate ships
2/3 cup walnuts chopped ½ cup halved maraschino cherries
1 cup chopped dates
Cream butter and sugar and beat in eggs and vanilla. Combine flour, baking soda and salt; add to creamed mixture. Stir in the coconut, chocolate chips, walnuts, cherries and dates.
Pour into 3 small greased bread pans. Bake at 350 for 45-55 minutes or until toothpick comes out clean. Cool 10 minutes before removing from pans to cool completely.