Banana Bread

posted Apr 23, 2014, 5:39 AM by Unknown user   [ updated Apr 23, 2014, 5:43 AM by Unknown user ]
Banana Bread on Simply Recipes

The best recipes come tried and true from friends who begged them from other friends and so on and so on. That’s the wonderful thing about sharing recipes – the more good recipes we share, the better we all get to eat! This banana bread is delicioius.


  • 3 or 4 ripe bananas smashed
  • 1/3 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 and 1/2 cups of all -purpose flour


  • No need for a mixer for this recipe. Preheat the oven to 350°F (175°C). With a wooden spoon, mix butter into the mashed bananas in a large mixing bowl. Mix in the sugar, egg, and vanilla. Sprinkle the baking soda and salt over the mixture and mix in. Add the flour last, mix. Pour mixture into a buttered 4x8 inch loaf pan. Bake for 1 hour. Cool on a rack. Remove from pan and slice to serve.