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ma's banana bread

★★★★☆ 1
a recipe by
Lynette Gibbons
Boston, MA

Simple, classic banana bread.

★★★★☆ 1
serves 8
prep time 15 Min
cook time 1 Hr
method Bake

Ingredients For ma's banana bread

  • 1 1/4 c
    sugar
  • 1/2 c
    butter, melted
  • 2 c
    flour
  • 1/2 tsp
    baking powder
  • 2
    eggs
  • 3 or 4 md
    ripe or overripe bananas, mashed
  • 3/4 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt

How To Make ma's banana bread

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spray 9" x 5" loaf pan with nonstick cooking spray.
  • 2
    Peel bananas and place in bowl of stand mixer or food processor. Melt butter and add to bowl. Mix until no lumps remain.
  • 3
    In separate bowl, mix all dry ingredients. Incorporate this mixture into wet ingredients and blend completely.
  • 4
    Transfer to prepared loaf pan and bake for 55-60 minutes, until toothpick inserted into center comes out clean. Optional: sprinkle top of batter with 1-2 tablespoons of sugar before baking. This provides a sweet, crunchy top to your banana bread.
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