Delicious Banana Bread

This recipe is a crowd pleaser! It is moist and delicious, and easy to make. Recipe is by Elise Bauer from Simply Recipes.

Prep Time: 10 minutes Cook Time: 55 minutes Yield: Makes one loaf

Ingredients

  • 2 to 3 very ripe bananas
  • 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 large egg beaten
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 cups of all-purpose flour
  • Optional- Cinnamon, Nuts, Chocolate morsels

Method

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 *F (175*C) and butter a 4×8 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 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.

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