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Granny's Banana Bread

Juanita Lewis
The perfect recipe that will not need any alterations.
Servings 8 slices


  • mixing bowls
  • whisk to beat egg whites
  • loaf pan


  • 1 stick oleo (or salted butter)
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 egg yolks (beaten well)
  • ½ cup buttermilk
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 2 cups flour
  • 2-3 mashed very ripened bananas
  • ½ cup pecans
  • 2 egg whites (softly stiffen)


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease loaf pan with butter.
  • Cream the sugar and oleo (or butter) together. Add beaten egg yolks and mix well.
  • Sift together flour and baking soda.
  • Alternate slowly a little of the flour mix and buttermilk into the sugar mixture until blended well. Add bananas. Add pecans (can add toasted pecans).
  • Fold egg whites into mix. Pour into pan. Bake 55-60 minutes until a butter knife will dip into it smoothly without batter.