Banana Bread

Banana Bread

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  • 3 or 4 ripe bananas, smashed

  • ⅓ 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

  • 1½ cups all-purpose flour


No need for a mixer for this recipe. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. 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.


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