Banana Bread Recipe

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This is a very simple banana bread recipe, but so good. You can add nuts or chocolate chips for extra texture and flavor.

This recipe makes 2 loaves.

Ingredients Needed:

  • 6 bananas
  • 3/4 cup melted unsalted butter or margarine
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tbsp vanilla
  • 3 cups flour
  • 2 tbsp baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp salt


Also, keep on hand 2 loaf pans, a pastry brush, large mixing bowl, fork, saucepan, measuring cups and spoons, whisk and medium mixing bowl.

Step 1: Preheat Oven

Preheat your oven to 350 F.

Step 2: Grease a Loaf Pan

Grease your loaf pans with butter, oil or cooking spray – whatever your preference.

Step 3: Mash Bananas

In a large mixing bowl, mash the bananas with a fork until mushy.

Step 4: Melt Butter or Margarine

Melt the unsalted butter or margarine in a small saucepan.

Step 5: Combine Wet Ingredients and Sugar

Add butter, sugar, eggs and vanilla to the bowl with the mashed bananas.

Mix until well combined.

Step 6: Mix Dry Ingredients

In a medium mixing bowl, combine the dry ingredients including flour, baking soda and salt.

Step 7: Combine Ingredients

Add the dry ingredients to the wet. Stir until well combined.

Step 8: Get Ready to Bake

Divide batter into loaf pans and place in 350 F oven for about 50 minutes to 1 hour. Check if the loaf is done by inserting a toothpick in the center. If it comes out clean, it’s done.

Allow to cool completely, slice and serve. If you don’t need 2 loaves, you can freeze one. Just wrap it tightly in saran wrap, place into a air-tight container and save it for when you need it.