How to make banana bread

Here’s a straightforward recipe for making banana bread:


  • 3 ripe bananas, mashed
  • 1/3 cup melted butter
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • Pinch of salt
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1 large egg, beaten
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour

Instructions of How to make banana bread

  1. Preheat Oven: Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C). Grease a 4×8 inch loaf pan.
  1. Mix Wet Ingredients: In a mixing bowl, mash the ripe bananas with a fork until smooth. Stir in the melted butter.
  1. Add Sugar and Egg: Mix in the baking soda, salt, and sugar. Add the beaten egg and vanilla extract, stirring until well combined.
  1. Incorporate Flour: Gradually add the flour, stirring until just incorporated. Be careful not to overmix, as this can make the bread tough.
  1. Pour into Pan: Pour the batter into your greased loaf pan.
  1. Bake: Bake in a preheated oven for 50-60 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
  1. Cool: Remove from the oven and allow the banana bread to cool in the pan for 10 minutes. Then transfer to a wire rack to cool completely before slicing.
  1. Serve: Slice and serve your delicious homemade banana bread!

Optional Additions:

  • For added texture and flavor, you can mix in chopped nuts (like walnuts or pecans) or chocolate chips into the batter before baking.
  • Sprinkle a little cinnamon or nutmeg into the batter for extra warmth and spice.

Enjoy your freshly baked banana bread warm with a spread of butter, or store it in an airtight container for later enjoyment!

Nabeel Arshad
Nabeel Arshad

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