This is stupid good.
1/2 cup butter, melted and browned
1 1/4 cups sugar
1 1/2 cups mashed banana very ripe (approx. 3)
1/2 cup buttermilk
1 teaspoon vanilla
2 1/2 cups flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon salt
1 cup strawberry jam (equal parts sugar and strawberries boiled for 15 minutes and cooled)
1/4 cup chopped walnuts
1 tablespoon brown sugar
Heat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease loaf pan.
Chop nuts and mix with brown sugar.
In saucepan, heat butter over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until brown bits form. Remove from heat.
Mash bananas, set aside.
In large bowl, beat butter and sugar with electric mixer on medium speed 2 minutes. Stir in eggs until combined.
Add bananas, buttermilk, and vanilla. Stir. Add flour, baking soda, and salt. Stir until combined. Fold in strawberry jam. Pour into pan. Sprinkle over nuts mixture.
Bake approximately 1 hour 15 minutes or until toothpick comes out clean.
Cool for 10 minutes then remove from the pan. Cool.