Have a bunch of ripe bananas and need a Simple Banana Bread Recipe? I got you covered!
Is there anything more comforting than a thick, warm slice of banana bread? Just the thought of it brings back memories of my childhood. I have always been a fan of bananas, but it took many years before I tried my hand at baking banana bread.
Once I realized out how easy it was, I’ve found that I let my bananas get ripe on purpose, just to make this simple & delicious banana bread recipe.
You probably have all of the ingredients already in your pantry (just add ripe bananas!). Oh, and this bread freezes fantastically well— make a double batch, so you’ll always have an extra loaf on hand!
Simple Banana Bread Recipe
- 4 ripe bananas
- 1 cup sugar
- 2 eggs beaten
- 1 teaspoon vanilla
- 1/2 cup vegetable oil
- 2 cups flour 1 cup can be whole wheat
- 1 teaspoon baking soda
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
Preheat oven to 350.
Grease inside of a loaf pan with shortening.
In a large bowl, mash bananas.
In a separate bowl, beat eggs and then add to mashed bananas.
Combine sugar and oil to the banana mixture.
Stir together dry ingredients and add to banana mixture. Mix well.
Pour into prepared loaf pan.
Bake 50-60 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.
Grab these pantry staples to make this simple banana bread recipe:
Fat Daddio’S 2-Piece Bread Pan SetWatkins Original Extract, Baking Vanilla, 11 Ounce Domino Pure Cane Sugar 4lb (Pack of 2)King Arthur Flour Unbleached All-Purpose Flour, 5 PoundCrisco Vegetable Oil, 48 Fluid OuncesBob’s Red Mill Baking Soda, 16 Ounce