Betty Crocker's Banana Bread

Recipe by Celeste
READY IN: 3hrs 15mins
SERVES: 48
YIELD: 2 loaves
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Move oven rack to low position so that tops of pans will be in center of oven. Heat oven to 350 degrees F.
  • Grease bottoms only of 2 loaf pans, 8 1/2x4 1/2x2 1/2 inches, or 1 loaf pan, 9x5x3 inches.
  • Mix sugar and butter in large bowl.
  • Stir in eggs until well blended.
  • Add bananas, buttermilk, and vanilla.
  • Beat until smooth.
  • Stir in flour, baking soda and salt just until moistened.
  • Stir in nuts.
  • Pour into pans.
  • Bake 8-inch loaves about 1 hour, 9-inch loaf about 1 1/4 hours, or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.
  • Cool 10 minutes.
  • Loosen sides of loaves from pans; remove from pans and place top side up on wire rack.
  • Cool completely, about 2 hours, before slicing.
  • Wrap tightly and store at room temperature up to 4 days, or refrigerate up to 10 days.
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