Banana Bread

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By Bryson Hatfield
from Sophia, NC

Plain, simple and quick to make. Almost everybody has these recipes on hand.

serves makes 1 loaf
prep time 10 Min
cook time 1 Hr 15 Min
method Bake

Ingredients

  • 1/2 c
    real butter, softened
  • 1 1/2 c
    sugar
  • 2 lg
    eggs
  • 1 Tbsp
    vanilla extract
  • 2 c
    all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt
  • 3/4 tsp
    cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp
    nutmeg, freshly grated
  • 1/3 c
    buttermilk
  • 3
    bananas, riped and mashed well
  • 1 1/2 c
    pecans, chopped fine & toasted
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How To Make

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Grease two 9 x 5 x 3" loaf pans. Set aside.
  • 2
    Cream butter and sugar; add eggs, one a time, beating until smooth. Stir in vanilla.
  • 3
    Sift flour with spices; add to butter mixture, alternating with buttermilk. Mix until well mixed.
  • 4
    Fold in bananas and nuts. Divide batter between pans.
  • 5
    Bake 1 1/4 hours, or 1 hour & 15 minutes. Cool before slicing.
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