Banana bread recipe is one of those classic, all-American comfort food recipes that fills the whole house with warmth and makes everything better. Banana bread is magic!
This “rich” plum cake is also perfect for a brunch, slightly heated in the oven and served with butter and jams, or for a hearty snack.
Your kids will love it too!
Banana bread recipe
Preparation time: 20 minutes
Cooking time: 60 minutes
2 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
¼ teaspoon salt
½ cup butter
¾ cup brown sugar
2 eggs, beaten
2 ⅓ cups mashed overripe bananas
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Lightly grease a 9×5 inch loaf pan.
In a large bowl, combine flour, baking soda and salt. In a separate bowl, cream together butter and brown sugar. Stir in eggs and mashed bananas until well blended. Stir banana mixture into flour mixture; stir just to moisten. Pour batter into prepared loaf pan.
Bake in preheated oven for 60 to 65 minutes, until a toothpick inserted into center of the loaf comes out clean. Let bread cool in pan for 10 minutes, then turn out onto a wire rack.
You can flavor banana bread with vanilla instead of cinnamon, add chocolate chips or roughly chopped walnuts or almonds. If you like, you can decorate the cake with a banana cut in half lengthwise.
Store the banana bread for a couple of days under a glass jar. It can be frozen once cooked and cooled, whole or in portions.
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