How to make Banana bread

WHAT IS BANANA BREAD?

Banana bread is a moist, cake-like bread that is a made using ripe, mashed bananas. It’s a “quick bread” which means the leavening agents in the batter are baking soda and baking powder, and not yeast, like regular bread recipes, so it’s ready to bake right away.

 

Cook Time: Prep time Total time
1hr 10 mins 15 mins  1h 25 mins

 

Ingredients

  • 1 cup granulated sugar / 1/2 cup butter
  • 2 large eggs
  • 3 ripe bananas mashed (about 1 1/2 cups)
  • 1 Tablespoon milk
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt

 

 

 

Easy banana bread

  • The BANANA BREAD recipe is incredibly easy. It contains simple ingredients that you should already have on hand. butter, granulated sugar, egg, banana mashed ground cinnamon, all-purpose flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt

 

 

 STEP 01

  • Preheat the oven to 325 degrees F. Grease a 9 x 5 inch loaf pan (or similar size loaf pan). I also like to line the bottom of the pan with a small piece of parchment or wax paper.
  • Cream the sugar and butter in a large mixing bowl until light and fluffy. Add the eggs one at a time, mixing after each addition.
  • Add the mashed banana and milk and stir to combine.

 

 

 STEP 02

  • In another bowl, mix together the flour, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon and salt. Add to the wet ingredients and stir everything just until combined. 
  • Pour the batter into the prepared loaf pan and bake for 1 hour to 1 hour 10 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
  • Set aside to cool on a wire rack for a few minutes before removing the bread from the pan and allowing it to cool completely.

 

 

TIPS FOR MOIST AND PERFECT BANANA BREAD:

  • Use room temperature ingredients, particularly the eggs and butter.
  • For extra moist and soft banana bread, don’t over-mix the batter! Especially when you add the flour mixture, just lightly mix it in.
  • If the bread is browning too much in the oven before the time is up, place a piece of tinfoil over it.

 

 

 

 

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