Banana Buttermilk Bread
This is a banana bread recipe that does not use eggs, but instead relies on buttermilk as the emulsifier. The result is a sweet-tasting, light bread. This recipe makes two loaves, each baked in an a 8x4 loaf pan.
- 2 1/4 cups flour
- 1 ¼ teaspoon baking soda
- 1 ¼ teaspoon baking powder
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 2/3 cup butter
- 1 ¼ cups sugar
- 1 ¼ cup mashed bananas
- 2/3 cup buttermilk
- 1/3 cup melted butter
- 2/3 cup chopped pecans
- Preheat oven to 350°F, and lightly grease and flour a 9x5-inch loaf pan.
- Sift together the flour, baking powder, soda and salt, and set aside. In a mixer, cream the butter with the sugar.
- Add the mashed bananas and buttermilk.
- Add the dry ingredients to the banana mixture.
- Stir in the pecans.
- Pour the batter into two greased and floured 8x4 loaf pans. Bake for 45 to 50 minutes, or until a wooden pick or cake tester inserted in center of loaf comes out clean.
- Cool in pan for 10 minutes, then remove and finish cooling on wire rack. Wrap tightly for storage. This bread freezes well.
- Makes 2 loaves.
Ready in: 1 Hr
Kitchen Tools You'll Need: Loaf Pan, Mixing Bowls, Mixer, Rubber Spatula, Sifter