• Ripe Bananas • Butter • Granulated Sugar • Egg • Vanilla • Baking Soda • Baking Powder • Cinnamon • Salt • All-Purpose Flour • Chopped Walnuts or Chocolate Chips
Preheat oven to 350°F. Lightly grease and flour an 8.5x4.5-inch loaf pan or spray with baking spray. Peel and mash break up the bananas into a large bowl.
Mash the bananas with a fork.
Add the melted butter.
Stir in the sugar, eggs, vanilla.
Over the top of your batter, sprinkle the baking soda, baking powder, cinnamon, salt, and flour.
Stir to combine.
Add in nuts or chocolate chips last.
Stir just until there are no more dry spots of flour and everything is well combined.
Pour your batter into the prepared loaf pan and sprinkle the top with more walnuts or a little sugar if you want a sweeter crust.
Bake for 50-55 minutes, until a toothpick, comes out clean and then remove from oven.
Allow the loaf to cool for about 10 minutes before removing from loaf pan and transferring to a cooling rack.
Slice and serve warm or enjoy at room temperature.
And it's easily customizable by throwing in chocolate chips, walnuts, or cinnamon chips.
This is a classic, moist banana bread recipe that is perfect for using up those spotty brown bananas that are lingering on the counter. It can be made by hand in one bowl with one spoon in under 10 minutes. Kids love to help by peeling and mashing the soft bananas, measuring, and stirring.
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