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Nanny's BEST Banana Bread is a lovely soft, moist cake and absolutely delicious with the glazed poured over! A nice, easy recipe and freezer friendly too! | Lovefoodies.com
Nanny’s BEST Banana Bread
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
45 mins
Total Time
55 mins
Servings: 2 loaves or 1 bundt pan
  • 2 Cups Sugar
  • 2 Cups Flour
  • 1 tsp . Baking Soda
  • 1/2 tsp . Salt
  • 3-4 mashed Bananas
  • 1 Cup Vegetable oil
  • 3 Eggs lightly beaten
  • 1 Cup chopped Walnuts or Pecans (optional or a must for Papa)
The Glaze:
  • 1/2 cup stick or 1/4 of UNsalted butter melted
  • 1/2 Cup of Powdered Sugar
  • 1 tsp . Vanilla
  • 2 Tablespoons Milk
  • 1/2 tsp . salt
  1. Preheat oven to 350 F and grease a bundt pan.
  2. In a separate bowl, seive the flour together with the salt and baking soda. Set aside.
  3. Mash bananas in a mixing bowl then add oil, then Eggs, then Sugar, and mix well, and then add a little at a time, the flour mixture, stirring so it is combined well.
  4. Transfer the batter to your baking pan (if using loaf pan, don't forget this makes 2) and cook for 40 - 45 minutes or until toothpick comes out clean.
  5. Allow to cool for 5-10 minutes then turn out on cooling racks and let cool completely before you add the glaze.
  6. To make the glaze, melt the butter then add the remaining glaze ingredients to the bowl and stir until all combined. Place some parchment or a plate under the bread to catch the drips, then drizzle the glaze all over the cooled bread.