Banana Bread

Embrace the comforting aroma of freshly baked goodness with our classic Banana Bread—a timeless favorite that transforms overripe bananas into a moist and flavorful treat. This simple yet delectable bread is the epitome of home baking, capturing the sweetness of ripe bananas and the warmth of cinnamon in every bite. Whether enjoyed for breakfast, as a snack or as a sweet conclusion to your day, Banana Bread is a delightful reminder of the joy found in simple pleasures.

Ingredients You’ll Need:

  • 3 ripe bananas, mashed
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, melted
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • Pinch of salt
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar, packed
  • 1 large egg, beaten
  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon (optional)
  • 1/2 cup chopped nuts or chocolate chips (optional)

Preparation Steps:

  1. Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C). Grease and flour a 9×5-inch loaf pan.
  2. In a mixing bowl, mash the ripe bananas with a fork.
  3. Melt the butter and add it to the mashed bananas along with vanilla extract. Mix well.
  4. Sprinkle baking soda and a pinch of salt over the banana mixture and stir to combine.
  5. Add granulated sugar, packed brown sugar, and the beaten egg to the mixture. Mix until smooth.
  6. Gradually add the flour to the wet ingredients, stirring until just combined. Be cautious not to overmix.
  7. If desired, fold in chopped nuts or chocolate chips for added texture and flavor.
  8. Pour the batter into the prepared loaf pan.
  9. Optional: Sprinkle ground cinnamon over the top of the batter for a touch of warmth.
  10. Bake in the preheated oven for 60-70 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
  11. Allow the Banana Bread to cool in the pan for 10 minutes, then transfer it to a wire rack to cool completely.
  12. Once cooled, slice and savor the simple joy of homemade Banana Bread.

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