Buttermilk Banana-Nut Bread
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Enjoy the most delicious, moist, banana bread ever, our family's favorite way to use all those extra ripe bananas.
Serves: 8-10 slices per loaf
  • 1 cup granulated sugar (plus more for the pan)
  • ½ cup salted butter, softened (plus more for the pan)
  • 2 medium ripe bananas, brown spotted
  • 2 large eggs
  • 7 Tablespoons buttermilk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 cups flour, spooned and level
  • ½ cup walnuts or pecans, roughly chopped, optional
  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  2. Grease 2 (8x4-inch) loaf pans with butter and coat with sugar.
  3. Cream butter and sugar with a hand mixer.
  4. Add bananas, eggs, buttermilk, vanilla, and baking soda and mix until smooth.
  5. Add flour and mix just until incorporated.
  6. Stir in nuts if using them and pour into prepared pan.
  7. Bake for 50-60 minutes until a toothpick comes out with just a few crumbs.
  8. The edges will be a golden brown and there will be a nice crack down the center.
  9. Cool completely before removing loaf from pan.
You can use this recipe to make about 18-24 muffins, two 8x4-inch loaf pans, or three mini loaf pans. Be sure to adjust the baking time.
Recipe by Cheery Kitchen at https://cheerykitchen.com/buttermilk-banana-nut-bread/