Banana Bread

Submitted by Nancy Ness

1 cup Sugar
½ cup Butter or Margarine, softened
2 Eggs

Cream together first 3 ingredients and then add:

3 large ripe Bananas, mashed (the riper the bananas are the sweeter the bread will be)
1 tsp. Vanilla

In a separate bowl, combine:
2 cups sifted Flour
1 tsp. Baking Soda
¼ tsp. Salt

Gradually stir the dry ingredients into the wet ingredients.

Optional mix ins:
½ cup chopped nuts or
½ cup chocolate chips

Pour batter into one large loaf pan or 2 smaller pans.

Bake at 350º for 1 hour 15 minutes in large loaf pan or about 55 minutes if using 2 small pans.