Best Banana Bread Recipe - Moist, tender and so delicious, this recipe is so easy to make and truly makes the best banana bread every time.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time1 hr
Total Time1 hr 15 mins
Servings: 1 9-inch loaf
- 4 over-ripe bananas mashed
- 1 cup dark brown sugar
- 8 tablespoons salted butter room temperature
- 2 large eggs
- 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
- 1 teaspoon baking soda
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 1 cup chopped roasted pecans optional
Preheat oven to 350º F. Spray a 9-inch loaf pan with baking spray or coat with butter and dust with all-purpose flour, being sure to shake out any excess flour. Set aside.
Mix butter and sugar until smooth. Add bananas and beat until well blended. Add eggs one at a time, fully incorporating after each egg.
Add flour and mix until smooth. Add baking soda, salt, and vanilla extract and stir until well combined. Stir in nuts, if using. Pour batter into prepared pan.
Bake until golden brown and a wooden skewer comes out clean when inserted in the middle, about 1 hour.
Calories: 243kcal | Carbohydrates: 39g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 9g