Strawberry Banana Bread
1 1/4 cups sugar
1/2 cup softened butter
3 or 4 mashed over ripe bananas
1/2 cup buttermilk
1 teaspoon vanilla
2 1/2 cups flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon salt
1 cup chopped nuts
1 quart strawberries, coarsely chopped
- Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease the bottoms of two 8 1/2 inch loaf pans.
- Cream together the sugar and butter. Stir in the eggs until well blended. Stir in the bananas, buttermilk, and vanilla then beat the mixture until it's smooth.
- Stir in the flour, baking soda, and salt gently just until the mixture is moistened. Carefully stir in the nuts and strawberries by hand. Pour into the loaf pans.
- Bake about 1 hour, then cool 10 minutes before removing from the pans.