Go-To Banana Bread

Go-To Banana Bread (2 of 2)

My neighbor is so sweet and periodically will make us a loaf of banana bread. It’s always so wonderful and perfectly moist. I had some bananas sitting on my counter way past their prime and wanted to make some banana bread. I like my bananas almost green when I eat them so I usually end up with several ripe bananas still on my counter and they usually end up forgotten. Not this time! My neighbor is moving soon so I knew I needed to get my hands on that recipe before she leaves and this was a perfect opportunity! This is such a great go-to banana bread recipe that will never disappoint!

Go-To Banana Bread (1 of 2)

Go-To Banana Bread
Source: My neighbor Christy

3 large ripe banas, mashed
2 eggs
1 cup sugar
2 cups all purpose flour
1 tsp. baking soda
1/2 cup unsalted butter, melted
1 tsp. vanilla
1 cup chopped walnuts or pecans (optional)

Preheat oven to 300 degrees. Grease a loaf pan, set aside.

In a large bowl, add mashed bananas & eggs and stir together until incorporated.

In a separate medium sized bowl, add sugar, flour, and baking soda. Whisk together to incorporate. Add to the banana mixture and stir to incorporate. Add in melted butter, vanilla, & nuts (if using) and stir until well incorporated.

Pour batter into your prepared pan and spread evenly.

Bake for approximately 1 hour 10 minutes, until golden on top and set. Remove from oven and let cool completely.

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  1. sounds like a good recipe! i hope your new neighbor is just as great 🙂
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  2. looove this classic banana bread!

  3. Girl, I am with you on eating the bananas almost green. After that, they are only good for baking with!!! I am so glad you were able to get your neighbor’s recipe. HOpefully the new neighbor will be just as kind!
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