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I lost this recipe for several years when I moved, and tried several other recipes in the interim.  This really IS the best banana bread.

I use an eight-cup aluminum pan, about 9 1/4 by 5 1/2, three inches tall (see photo).  Add 1/4 chopped walnuts or sliced almonds to the egg-banana mixture, if desired.

 

  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1 cup sugar

 

  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 3-4 bananas, crushed
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla

 

  • 1 1/2 cup flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp salt

 

Cream together butter and sugar

 

Mix together eggs, crushed bananas, and vanilla.

Combine with butter-sugar mixture.

 

Sift together flour, soda, and salt.  Add to creamed mixture.

 

Pour into prepared loaf pan.

Bake for 60 minutes.

 

Keeps well, refrigerated.

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