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Banana bread you'll go bananas for!

Updated: Sep 12, 2020

Super tasty & easy banana bread!

You don't need for a mixer for this recipe! Clean-up is so easy too! I mix everything in one mixing bowl. The best bananas to use for banana bread are those that are over-ripe. The yellow peels should be at least half browned, and the bananas inside squishy and browning. Depending on my mood, I mix chocolate chips into the batter sometimes, it turns out great with or without!


- 2 to 3 very ripe bananas, peeled (about 1 & 1/4 to 1 & 1/2 cups mashed)

- 1/3 cup melted butter, unsalted or salted

- 1 teaspoon baking soda

- Pinch of salt

- 3/4 cup sugar (1/2 cup if you would like it less sweet, 1 cup if more sweet)

- 1 large egg, beaten

- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

- 1 & 1/2 cups of all-purpose flour

5 easy steps:

1 Preheat the oven to 350°F (175°C), and butter a 4x8-inch loaf pan.

2 In a mixing bowl, mash the ripe bananas with a fork until completely smooth. Stir the melted butter into the mashed bananas.

3 Mix in the baking soda and salt. Stir in the sugar, beaten egg, and vanilla extract. Mix in the flour.

4 Pour the batter into your prepared loaf pan. Bake for 50 minutes to 1 hour at 350°F (175°C), or until a tester inserted into the center comes out clean.

5 Remove from oven and let cool in the pan for a few minutes. Then remove the banana bread from the pan and let cool completely before serving. Slice and serve. (A bread knife helps to make slices that aren't crumbly.)

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