Grandma’s Banana Bread

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Hello friends!
It is finally CHILLY here!
Chilly and gray today!
My favorite fall weather:)

Both boys are tucked in their beds for afternoon naps.
Emma’s curled on the couch with a blanket reading.
And obviously I’m sitting by the computer!

Since I haven’t posted a recipe this week I thought I’d share the BEST banana bread recipe with you!
I LOVE banana bread!
But it can’t be too dry. 
And it can’t be too thick.

My grandma makes the best banana bread so I asked for her recipe!
I’ve made it three times and each time it was absolutely delish!
Grandma’s Banana Bread
1 cup sugar
2 cups flour
1/2 t. salt
1 t. soda
3 or 4 very ripe bananas
2 eggs
1/2 cup oil
nuts (if desired)
Mash bananas. Add eggs, sugar, salt , soda, oil and blend.
Add flour and nuts.
Bake in 2 small or 1 large greased and floured bread pans. Bake at 350 degrees for 45 minutes to one hour. (I like the smaller pans)

This is a fun recipe for the kids to help with!
Emma is usually the banana masher and Colt is the stirrer 🙂

This picture is from last week… enjoying their banana bread on the back porch.
As you can see the dog has figured out if he stands below the porch they will throw him bites 😉

The weekend is almost here!
Do you have any big plans?
Tomorrow is our fifth wedding anniversary!!! 🙂
Sadly I won’t be seeing much of my sweet husband…between work and a football game.
We’re planning on celebrating on Saturday with some mexican food! Our fav:)

Have a great Thursday night!


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  1. Tried the banana bread, my second attempt ever (the first was a flop a few years ago) and it was yummy. Just needed nuts (I like nuts) but we were out.

    And Travis's comment was to sweet!

  2. Ok, your hubbys comment above just put the biggest smile on my face! Because it is something I would expect my own husband to do. You're right…just from quickly taking a peek at your blog, I can tell we have alot in common. I just began following and cant wait to get to "know" you better:)
    Have a fabulous weekend and Happy Anniversary!

  3. I don't know why I've never homemade bread. I LOVE banana bread, and this looks simple enough for me to do! Thanks for posting, might try this over the weekend! 🙂 Have a good one!

  4. I am a Silent Reader of the Vanilla Tulip, However on this day I really want to leave a comment. This blog has inspired me for as long as it has been up. Most of us read it and hear the stories, the cute ideas, and the craft projects. But I read it and get to see pictures of my babies, and see how the women I love is impacting their lives every moment! I am Ashleys husband and I am the luckiest man in the world!!! She is the most amazing Wife and Mother that I have ever seen or heard about. We have been Married 5 years today and she is my best friend in the whole world and I am so thankful that God blessed me with her. Thank you Ashley for being the amazing women that you are I love you and happy aniversary!

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