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“After years of dry and flavorless banana bread, this recipe was worked out. The secret is using the ripest bananas...Almost too ripe to handle!”
1hr 20mins

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Grease and flour two 8 1/2-by-4 1/2 inch loaf pans.
  3. Combine flour, salt, and baking soda.
  4. Cream together butter and sugar until light and fluffy.
  5. Add eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition.
  6. Add flour mixture and buttermilk alternately.
  7. Beat batter 2-3 minutes.
  8. Stir in vanilla, nuts, and bananas.
  9. Spoon into loaf pans.
  10. Bake about 50 minutes, or until a toothpick can be inserted and pulled out clean.
  11. Cool before adding glaze.
  12. For the glaze, stir confectioners' sugar and lemon juiice until smooth.
  13. Pour over cooled loaves.

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