The Very Best Banana Nut Bread – CRAZY good! butter, sugar, eggs, flour, baking soda, buttermilk, ripe bananas and pecans – SO easy to make. Tastes amazing. Great for breakfast or an afternoon snack.
My Mom suggested this recipe for the blog. It comes from one of our favorite cookbooks, Candlelight and Wisteria. She said it was THE VERY BEST banana nut bread recipe. How could I not give it a try with a name like that?!?!
Well, she was right. This was really, really good banana nut bread. So easy to make and it tasted fantastic. I love to eat a slice of this for breakfast or an afternoon pick me up. Actually, it is really good anytime of the day. LOL!
Yield: serves 6 to 8
The Very Best Banana Nut Bread
prep time: 5 MINScook time: 1 hourtotal time: 1 hours and 5 mins
1/2 cup butter, softened
1-1/2 cups sugar
1-1/2 cups flour
1/2 tsp salt
1 tsp baking soda
1/2 cup buttermilk
1 cup mashed ripe bananas (about 2 bananas)
1/2 cup chopped pecans
Preheat oven to 350ºF. Grease a 9×5-inch loaf pan, set aside.
Pour baking soda into buttermilk. Set aside.
In the bowl of an electric mixer, mix together butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Add eggs, mixing well. Add flour and salt. Add buttermilk mixture and beat. Mix in bananas and pecans. Pour into prepared pan.