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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!”
READY IN:
1hr 20mins
SERVES:
2-4
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  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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