{Old fashioned} Banana Nut Bread Recipe with Video | Kid Friendly Things To Do

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An old fashioned recipe that is tried and true. Delicious to the last bite.



how to make Banana Bread

  • 2 cups of granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup of butter
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tsp. of vanilla
  • 1/2 cup of buttermilk
  • 1 tsp. of baking soda
  • 3 large ripe bananas, mashed
  • 3 cups of flour
  • 1 tsp. of salt
  • 1/2 cup of chopped walnuts


  • In a large bowl, Cream sugar, and butter
  • Add eggs and beat well
  • Add vanilla
  • Mix baking soda with the buttermilk and add this to the bowl

how to make Banana Bread

  • Add mashed bananas
  • In a medium bowl, mix flour, and salt
  • Add the flour mixture to the wet mixture and mix in
  • Fold in walnuts
  • how to make Banana Bread
  • Mix and pour into 2 greased loaf pans
  • Bake at 350 degrees for 1 hour


*I’ve had some comments on Pinterest about the amount of sugar used. I do find that the older recipes have a lot more sugar than we are used to. If 2 cups of sugar seem extreme to you, you can cut it back to 1 cup. One pinner even noted that they only used 1/2 cup and it was still sweet.