Banana Bread

Banana Bread Recipe

Banana bread is one of those classic comfort foods that is easy to make and always hits the spot. This recipe is a family favorite, passed down from my grandmother. It's moist, flavorful, and perfect for breakfast, dessert, or a snack.

Growing up, my grandmother would always have a loaf of banana bread waiting for us when we came to visit. It was one of her specialties, and I always looked forward to it. When I started baking on my own, I knew I had to have her recipe. Now, it's a staple in my own kitchen, and I love sharing it with friends and family.


  • 3 ripe bananas, mashed
  • 1/3 cup melted butter
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • Pinch of salt
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1 large egg, beaten
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour

Cooking Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F (175°C).
  2. Grease a 9×5 inch loaf pan.
  3. In a mixing bowl, combine mashed bananas and melted butter.
  4. Add baking soda and salt and mix well.
  5. Stir in sugar, beaten egg, and vanilla extract.
  6. Add flour and mix until just combined.
  7. Pour batter into the greased loaf pan.
  8. Bake for 50-60 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
  9. Remove from oven and let cool in the pan for 10 minutes.
  10. Remove from pan and let cool completely on a wire rack.

Serving Suggestions

Banana bread is perfect for breakfast, a midday snack, or dessert. Serve it warm with a pat of butter or cream cheese spread on top. It's also great with a cup of coffee or tea. This recipe is a great way to use up ripe bananas, and it's always a crowd-pleaser.

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