1 c butter, softened
2 c sugar
7 large bananas, mashed
1-1/2 t vanilla
4 eggs, slightly beaten
3 c flour
1/2 t salt
2 t baking soda
Cream butter and sugar. Blend in bananas, vanilla and eggs.
Whisk together dry ingredients and add to banana mixture, just until combined.
Pour into two greased 9 X 5 loaf pans.
Bake at 350F (180C) for about 45 minutes, until toothpick comes out clean.
Cool bread in pan for 10 minutes, then cool completely on wire rack.