• 3/4 cup butter
• 1 1/2 cups sugar
• 4 bananas, mashed
• 2 eggs, well beaten
• 1 teaspoon vanilla
• 2 cups flour
• 1 teaspoon baking soda
• 3/4 teaspoon salt
• 1/2 cup buttermilk
• 3/4 cup chopped walnuts
Preheat oven to 325°F. Grease and flour a loaf pan.
Cream the butter and sugar thoroughly.
Add the bananas, eggs and vanilla; beat well.
Sift together the flour, baking soda, and salt.
Stir flour mixture into the banana mixture, alternating with the buttermilk.
Add walnuts and mix well.
Pour batter into prepared loaf pan.
Bake at 325°F for 1 hour and 15 minutes.
Let the bread cool in the pan for 10 minutes before turning it out onto a cooling rack to cool completely.