1 tsp baking soda
1/4 tsp salt
Dash of cinnamon (optional)
1 stick of butter, room temperature
3/4C brown sugar
2 eggs, beaten in separate bowl
4-5 medium overripe bananas
2 handfuls chopped pecans
4 small loaf pans buttered
Sugar to sprinkle
Preheat oven to 350F. In a large plastic bowl whisk flour, baking soda and salt. (Optional: Add a dash of cinnamon). Set aside.
In glass mixer bowl cream butter and brown sugar. Add beaten eggs with a spatula. Set aside.
Mash bananas in small plastic bowl. (To ripen banana microwave in skin for 45 seconds using a fork to puncture the skin for air vents). Add bananas to wet mixture with a spatula.
Fold wet mixture into flour mixture. Add chopped pecans. Stir until moist, do not over mix.
Grease loaf pans with butter stick wrapper. Pour batter into 4 small loaf pans. (Optional: sprinkle sugar to gloss the top)
Bake all 4 loaf pans simultaneously for 35-40 minutes (or 60 min if one large 9x5 loaf pan).
Cool for 10 minutes then release from pans and set on wire rack.