Banana Bread

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Banana Bread

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  • Banana Bread Recipe

  • Prep time: 5 minutes

  • Cook time: 1 hour

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  • Ingredients

  • 3 or 4

    ripe bananas, smashed

  • cup melted butter

  • 1

    cup sugar (can easily reduce to ¾ cup)

  • 1

    egg, beaten

  • 1

    teaspoon vanilla

  • 1

    teaspoon baking soda

  • Pinch of salt

  • cups of all-purpose flour


Method No need for a mixer for this recipe. Preheat the oven to 350°F (175°C). With a wooden spoon, mix butter into the mashed bananas in a large mixing bowl. Mix in the sugar, egg, and vanilla. Sprinkle the baking soda and salt over the mixture and mix in. Add the flour last, mix. Pour mixture into a buttered 4x8 inch loaf pan. Bake for 1 hour. Cool on a rack. Remove from pan and slice to serve. Yield: Makes one loaf.