Mother's Banana Bread

Serves 8. Part of the Day After Thanksgiving Brunch Menu.

Ingredient Amount
Butter, unsalted at room temperature 1⁄2 cup
Bananas, mashed 3 ripe
Vanilla 1 tsp
Sugar 1 cup
Egg, large 1
Buttermilk 6 Tbs.
Flour, all purpose 2 cups
Salt 1⁄2 tsp.
Walnuts, chopped 1⁄2 cup


  1. Cream butter and sugar.
  2. Add well beaten egg, buttermilk and vanilla.
  3. Add 1 cup of the flour, mix together.
  4. Add the mashed bananas, then the last cup of flour to which the soda has been added.
  5. Stir in chopped nuts.
  6. Makes 2 small bread tins or 1 large tin.
  7. Bake at 350 degrees for 1 hour.