*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                      Banana Nut Bread with Buttermilk
 
 Recipe By     : Lisa Dugoni
 Serving Size  : 12   Preparation Time :1:30
 Categories    : Bread                            Christmas
                 American
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
      3/4  cup           butter or margarine
    1 1/2  cups          granulated white sugar
    1 1/2  cups          mashed bananas -- (3 medium bananas)
    2                    eggs -- well beaten
    1      teaspoon      vanilla extract
    2      cups          all-purpose flour
    1      teaspoon      baking soda
      3/4  teaspoon      salt
      1/2  cup           buttermilk
                         or 1/2 cup milk
                         soured with 1 teaspoon vinegar
      3/4  cup           chopped walnuts
 
 Preheat oven to 325°F. Cream butter and sugar together thoroughly. Blend in
 bananas, eggs and vanilla. Sift flour, baking soda and salt together. Add to
 banana mixture, alternating with buttermilk and mixing thoroughly after each
 addition. Add nuts and gently mix. Pour batter into greased and floured loaf
 pan. Bake for 1 1/4 hours, or until done.
 
 Yields 1 loaf.
 
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 NOTES : Sweet and hearty, traditional batter bread.
 Nutr. Assoc. : 0 652 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0