Best Ever Banana Bread

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By
@sonschee

I found this recipe in one of those weekly magazines found in the check-out line. I did tweak it a little to make it my own. It is awesome! Whenever I make it (it makes two) I freeze one and we eat one. It is usually gone within hours.


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Ingredients

1 3/4 c
all purpose flour
1/4 tsp
salt
1 tsp
baking soda
1 1/2 stick
butter or margarine
1 1/2 c
granualted sugar
2
eggs
1/4 c
buttermilk
1 tsp
vanilla extract
1/2 c
chopped walnuts
1 c
well mashed, overripe bananas (about 2)
1/4 tsp
banana extract (optional)

GLAZE:

1 c
confectioners' sugar
2-3 Tbsp
lemon juice

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 350F. Grease and flour two 8 1/2 by 4 1/2 inch loaf pans. Mix flour, salt and baking soda. Cream together butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Add eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition.
2
Add flour mixture and buttermilk, alternating. Beat batter for 2-3 minutes. Add vanilla, nuts and bananas. Spoon into pans. Bake about 50 minutes til toothpick comes out clean. Cool completely.
3
For the glaze, stir confectioners' sugar and lemon juice together until smooth. Pour over cooled loaves. These are so delicious.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Sweet Breads