Best-Ever Banana Bread
This is marvelous! Moist, delicious!
From Liz Schneider
2 medium ripe bananas, mashed
1-1/2 C. sugar
1/2 C. vegetable oil
1 tsp. vanilla
1/4 C. + 1Tbsp. buttermilk (if using dried, add with sifted items)
1-3/4 C. white or whole wheat flour
1/2 tsp. salt
1 tsp. baking soda
1 C. chopped walnuts, dried pineapple, or dried apricots (optional)
Preheat oven to 375*. Spray one regular or three small loaf pans with cooking spray. Sift together flour, salt, baking soda, and dried buttermilk. With mixer, blend bananas, eggs, sugar, oil, vanilla and buttermilk (or milk). Slowly add flour mixture to banana mixture, blend completely. Pour into prepared loaf pan(s).
Bake for 1 hour 15 minutes for a regular loaf, or 45-55 minutes for mini loaves. Test with toothpick for doneness.