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  • Topping: for AFTER baking
  • 6 T butter
  • 10 T dark brown sugar
  • 5 T milk
  • 1 C chopped pecans or more if you like!
  • Batter:
  • 1 C butter
  • 1 ½ C sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 4 very ripe bananas
  • 1 t vanilla
  • 4 T buttermilk
  • 2 C flour
  • 1 ½ t baking soda
  • 1 t salt


  • Preheat oven to 350.
  • Cream butter and sugar.
  • Mash bananas, beat 2 eggs and add to bananas with vanilla and buttermilk. Mix well and add to creamed butter and sugar.
  • Sift together flour, soda and salt. Add to banana mixture and beat well.
  • Pour into 2 greased and floured loaf pans 9 x 5 x 3
  • Bake 45 to 50 min until bread pulls away from sides of pan. Cool.
  • To prepare topping, melt butter in saucepan. Add sugar and milk. Cook until very syrupy. Remove from heat and add chopped pecans.
  • Pour over bread, spreading to all corners and place under broiler till brown and bubbly. WATCH CLOSELY. DO NOT LET BURN!


I got this from the TOH BB.

I can't remember the original poster; but it is my favorite banana bread; and I am so happy it was posted.

Categories: Fruit Bread 

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