Preheat the oven to 350°F (180°C).
With a plastic spatula, mix butter into the mashed bananas in a large mixing bowl.
Whisk in the sugar, egg, and vanilla.
Sprinkle the baking soda and salt over the mixture and whisk in.
Add the flour last, mix with the plastic spatula.
Pour mixture into a buttered loaf pan.
Bake for 1 hour.
Cool on a rack.
Remove from pan and slice to serve.
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