Easiest Way to Make Perfect Banana Bread


Banana Bread. This banana bread is moist and delicious with loads of banana flavor! Friends and family love my recipe and say it's by far the best! Because it really is the best banana bread recipe, period.

Banana Bread With its super-moist texture, buttery banana and brown sugar flavors, and incredibly soft crumb, this is the best ever banana bread recipe. Banana bread is a "quick" bread made of very ripe bananas, sugar, butter, eggs, flour, vanilla, and a leavener. Since it is a quick bread, it uses baking soda rather than a yeast to help the bread rise as it. You can have Banana Bread using 10 ingredients and 7 steps. Here is how you cook it.

Ingredients of Banana Bread

  1. You need 1 3/4 cup of all-purpose flour.
  2. It's 1 1/4 tsp of baking powder.
  3. It's 3/4 tsp of salt.
  4. You need 1/2 tsp of baking soda.
  5. It's 2/3 cup of sugar.
  6. Prepare 1/3 cup of butter.
  7. It's 2 large of eggs.
  8. Prepare 2 tbsp of milk.
  9. It's 1 cup of mashed ripe banana (~2-3, the blacker, the better!).
  10. It's 1/4 cup of chopped pecans or walnuts.

Banana bread is a type of bread made from mashed bananas. It is often a moist, sweet, cake-like quick bread; however there are some banana bread recipes that are traditional-style raised breads. It's so light and moist and stays. Banana bread that will remind you of your mom's recipe or your grandma's recipe…but even better.

Banana Bread step by step

  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F. Prepare an 8"x4"x2" (1-lb) loaf pan by greasing and flouring it.
  2. In a baking pan, add bananas and cover in half the sugar, bake for 20-25 min (long enough to get the sugar to melt and the bananas' flavor to open).
  3. Stir together flour, baking powder, salt and baking soda; set aside.
  4. In a mixer bowl, cream half of sugar and shortening with electric mixer till light and fluffy, scraping sides of bowl often.
  5. Add eggs, one at a time, and then the milk, beating till smooth after each addition.
  6. Add flour mixture and mashed banana alternately to creamed mixture, folding till smooth after each addition. Gently fold in the chopped pecans or walnuts and/or chocolate.
  7. Bake for 60-65 minutes, or until a skewer inserted in the middle comes out clean. Cool in pan for 10 minutes, then remove from pan and cool completely on a wire rack.

This moist banana bread has an intense banana flavor and the perfect amount of sweetness. How many bananas do I need for banana bread? My bananas aren't totally ripe—how do I get them to ripen faster? Banana bread is one of the easiest ways to reduce food waste in your home. If you have a bunch of ripe bananas on your counter or your freezer is chock full of rock-hard brown bananas, read on.


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