An easy, delicious scratch recipe to make homemade banana bread. Simple ingredients makes this an easy recipe. Uses up those extra bananas!
3 or 4 ripe bananas, mashed1/3 cup melted butter
1 cup sugar (can easily reduce to 3/4 cup)
1 egg, beaten
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 teaspoon baking soda
Pinch of salt
1 1/2 cups of all-purpose flour
1/2 – 1 tsp cinnamon (optional)
Preheat the oven to 350°F (175°C).
Mix in melted butter into the mashed bananas in a large mixing bowl.
Mix in the sugar, egg, and vanilla.
Sprinkle the baking soda and salt over flour and mix in.
Add the flour mixture to wet ingredients (mix your cinnamon into the flour, if using). Pour mixture into a buttered 4×8 inch loaf pan.
Bake for 1 hour. Everything bakes fast in my oven. I check closely once I hit about 50 minutes. Cool on a rack.
Remove from pan and slice to serve.
A simple from scratch recipe to make delicious homemade banana bread.
Keywords: banana bread