Preheat to 350 degrees. She recommends an 8x8 pan but I think a bread pan works just as well! Make sure to grease the pan.
In a medium bowl beat (with a mixer) the butter, brown sugar, eggs and vanilla until blended.
Add bananas and combine.
In another medium bowl, whisk the flour, baking soda, and salt.
Add the dry ingredients to your wet ingredients and combine. Add pecans and combine.
Pour batter into greased pan and spread evenly. Sprinkle granulated sugar on top.
Bake for about 40-45 minutes until cooked. Use a knife or toothpick to test that its cooked.
Slice and serve with butter.