Southern Banana Bread Recipe

Everyone has banana bread recipes, but this one uses buttermilk which I thought was interesting.

Banana bread is made all over the Northern Hemisphere but this recipe is from the South.

Step 1

Combine flour, soda and salt in a mixing bowl. Cream butter with sugar and beat in eggs with bananas, buttermilk and vanilla. Stir into dry ingredients and fold in nuts. Spoon into a greased 9 x 5-inch pan and bake in a preheated 350F oven for about an hour, or until bread tests done in the center.

Step 2

Makes 1 loaf.

From the San Francisco Chronicle, 11/16/88.

Posted by Stephen Ceideberg; November 2 1992.

Things You'll Need

  • 2c Unbleached flour
  • 1ts Baking soda
  • 1/2ts Salt
  • 1/2c Butter or margarine
  • 1c Sugar
  • 2 Eggs
  • 1c Mashed, ripe bananas
  • 1/3c Buttermilk
  • 1ts Vanilla
  • 1/2c Chopped pecans

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