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Indescribably Delicious Banana Bread

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Ingredients You'll Need

1 cup butter
1 1/2 cups sugar
2 eggs
4 very ripe bananas, mashed * 6-7-inches long
1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
4 tablespoons buttermilk
2 cups all purpose flour
1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda
1 teaspoon salt
Topping, put on after baking:
6 tablespoons butter
10 tablespoons dark brown sugar
5 tablespoons milk
1 cup or more, chopped pecans


Preheat oven to 350°

Cream butter and sugar. Mash bananas, beat 2

eggs and add to the bananas with vanilla and

buttermilk; mix well and add to creamed

butter and sugar.

Sift together flour, soda and salt. Add to

banana mixture, beat well.

Pour into 2 greased and floured 9x5x3-inch

loaf pans.

Bake 45 to 50 minutes or 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 the corners

and place under broiler until bubbly and

brown. Watch closely.

Yield 2 loaves

*I use the rottenest bananas I can find!

Sometimes they are so black, my husband

throws em out. That's just how ripe they


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