Best Banana Nut Bread #Recipe

best banana bread #recipe

My grandma made the best banana nut bread ever

She used to make it in a bundt pan~  I think it was because the serving sizes come pre-formed on them and it was the easiest way for her to holler at me not to take the whole thing in one slice…
 
Ingredients:
Best Banana Bread Ingrients
 
3c sugar
2 tsp vanilla
2 sticks oleo (yes, this recipe is THAT old.  I use butter, real butter.  No margarine for Grandma!)
4 eggs
3 1/2 cups flour
2 tsp baking soda
1/4 tsp salt
1/2 c buttermilk (or try this easy buttermilk substitute*)
6 ripe bananas
1c nuts (if desired- I usually desire chopped pecans)
Preheat oven to 325 degrees and spray cooking spray on pan.
Beat sugar, vanilla, oleo butter and eggs
Beat sugar, vanilla, oleo/butter and eggs (one at a time) well…
add baking soda
add flour
Blend in four, baking soda and salt.
add buttermilk to blender
Pour buttermilk into blender.
peel bananas and add to buttermilk
Peel and slice bananas into blender with buttermilk.  
blend until liquid
Blend until liquefied.  
slowly add banana mixture
Slowly add banana mixture into batter while beating.  Mix until incorporated.  
add nuts
Add nuts.
 pour batter into pan
Pour batter into prepared pan(s).  I prefer to use mini-loaf pans.  
Bake until golden brown and the middle is set.  Check every 1/2 hour.  (In my experience, 1 batch of 6 mini loaf pans usually take about an hour whereas the same batch will make a bundt size pan in about an hour and a half…)
Let cool and serve.  
Wrap remaining bread in foil to preserve freshness.

You may also want to try the KONA Banana Nut Bread Recipe

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