Easy Banana Bread Recipe - The best Recipe
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Recipe type: Dessert
Cuisine: American
  • All purpose flour- 1½ cups
  • Brown sugar or white sugar- ¾ cup
  • Baking soda- 1 tsp
  • Ground cinnamon - ½ tsp
  • Salt- ¼ tsp
  • Ripe bananas- 3
  • Melted butter, unsalted- ⅓ cup
  • Egg- 1
  • Vanilla extract- 1 tsp
  • Almonds or walnuts or pecans, chopped- ¼ cup
  1. Preheat oven to 350 F.
  2. In a bowl: combine flour, sugar, baking soda, ground cinnamon and salt.
  3. In an another bowl, mash the ripe bananas using a fork or potato masher until smooth and without any lumps.
  4. Add the melted butter, egg and vanilla extract. Combine well using a whisk till smooth.
  5. Slowly add the prepared dry ingredients or flour mix into the banana mixture, combine well using a whisk until the batter has a smooth constituency.
  6. Add the chopped nuts of your choice, give it a good mix into the batter.
  7. Grease a loaf pan with non-stick cooking spray or butter.
  8. Pour the batter into the pan, even out the top.
  9. Place in the preheated oven on the lower rack and bake for 55 minutes to 1 hour.
  10. After 55 minutes, insert a fork into the center of the bread, if it comes out clean it has baked well. Else, bake for few more minutes.
  11. Remove the pan from the oven, let cool down a bit and gently slide the bread onto a wire rack. Let cool down completely.
  12. Slice using a sharp knife and serve with a cup of coffee.
  13. Leftover bread can be refrigerated, the chilled banana bread tastes more delicious.
I added brown sugar and it imparted nice caramelized flavor to the bread.
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