DAVES FAVORITE BANANA BREAD
2 cups flour 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 teaspoon baking powder 3 medium-large ripe bananas (1 cup mashed)
½ teaspoon salt ½ cup sour cream
1 cup sugar ½ cup chopped nuts
Turn the oven to 325. Grease a 5-by 9-inch pan, with spray or crisco. Sift together the flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt into a medium bowl. In a large bowl, cream the butter using an electric mixer. Gradually add the sugar, scraping down the sides of the bowl as necessary. Add the eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition. Next, add the vanilla extract and blend briefly. Set both bowls aside. Peel the bananas and place them in a blender and mash them. Next add the sour cream to the bananas and stir. Then take the bananas mixture and add to the butter mixture. Mix well then blend in the flour. Then add the chopped nuts and stir well. Dump all of the ingredients into the baking pan and cook for one hour.