(From Kraft's Fresh Focus, February 1987.)
Beat shortening and sugar until light and fluffy. Blend in eggs and vanilla. Stir in beets. Add combined dry ingredients; mix well. Stir in nuts. Pour into greased and floured 9x5" loaf pan. Bake at 350'F. for 60-70 minutes or until wooden toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 10 minutes; remove from pan.
Makes 1 loaf.
Nutritional analysis per serving: 441.8 calories; 23.1 grams total fat; (5.1 grams saturated fat); 7.5 grams protein; 30.9 grams carbohydrates; 109.6 milligrams cholesterol; 426.1 milligrams sodium.