Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees.
Grease bottoms only of 2 loaf pans with shortening.
Mix sugar and butter in large bowl.
Stir in eggs until blended.
Add bananas,buttermilk,and vanilla.
Stir in flour,baking soda.
Mix well.Fill each pan halfway.
Bake about 1 hour to 1 1/4 hours or until toothpick when i
nserted in centre comes out clean.
Cool 5 min.
Loosen sides from pan then remove.
Store at room temparature upto 10 days.