Banana Coconut Bread
Heat rum and place in bowl with currants 1 hour. In separate bowl, sift together flour, sal, baking soda, baking powder, cinnamon, nutmeg, and 1/2 cup of the coconut. In a large bowl, cream vegetable shortening and brown sugar till combined. Add eggs and beat well. Stir in buttermilk, banana and currant mixture.
Makes 1 loaf.