2 cups flour 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup sugar 1 teaspoon soda 1 cup milk 1/2 cup margarine or shortening 1 egg 1 cup mashed bananas (2-3) 1/2 cup nuts or raisin (optional) Mix together the sugar and butter, add egg, bananas and milk.. Add soda, salt and flour. Mix well. Spread in greased loaf pan. Bake at 350* for 50 minutes. Let cool and remove from pan.