This family recipe is the best banana bread. I’m working on lightening it and will post that version when I’ve got it right.
Hanalei Plantation Banana Bread
Makes 2 large or 4 small loaves.
1 cup butter
2 cups sugar
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
6 ripe bananas, mashed
3 cups flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 cup chopped walnuts
Mix in order given. Place in greased loaf pans. Bake at 350 degrees for 1 hour or until toothpick comes out clean.