Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Cream shortening and sugar together with electric mixer (until light and fluffy).
Mash bananas with a fork and mix into shortening and sugar mixture.
Add eggs, one at a time, beating after each addition.
Sift flour, salt and baking soda together and add to banana mixture.
Add vanilla and pecans.
Pour into sprayed or greased bundt pan or two 9x5x2 loaf pans, and bake for 45 minutes or until done (toothpick inserted in middle comes out clean.)
Cool 20 minutes and turn onto a plate.