1 3/4 cup all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon baking soda
1/3 cup shortening
2/3 cup granulated sugar
1 large egg
1 cup mashed cantaloupe pulp
Mix flour, baking powder, salt and baking soda; sift 3 times in a separate bowl.
Cream sugar, shortening (butter Crisco can be used) until light and fluffy; add egg, beat well.
Add cantaloupe pulp and mix well, then add flour mixture, half at a time, beating until smooth.
Turn into well greased and floured 8 x 12 x 2-inch pan.
Bake at 350 degrees F for 50 minutes or until tests done.
Let cool. Serve with whipped cream or slice of cantaloupe.
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