Best Easy Banana Bread

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In this intstructable, I will show you how to make Banana Bread.

Step 1: Ingredients

For this recipe, you will need

1 1/2 c all purpose flour

1/2 c light brown sugar

1/2 c sugar

1/2 tsp salt

1/2 c melted butter

1/2 tsp vanilla

1 tsp baking soda

3 very ripened bananas

2 eggs

Step 2: Using That Electric Mixer

Combine both sugars with the butter.

Step 3: Separate Bowl

Mash the bananas completely until there isn't any lumps.

Step 4: Another Bowl

Whisk the eggs.

Step 5: Back to That Mixer

Add the bananas and eggs to the sugar mixture and combine.

Step 6: Grab Another (large) Bowl.

Mix the flour, baking soda and salt together.

Step 7: Now Combine Everything

Add the two mixtures together and stir with a spoon until combined, then stir in the vanilla.

Step 8: Last Dish to Bring Out

Spray a bread pan with non-stick cooking spray and pour the batter in. Bake in an oven that's been preheated to 350° and bake for about 55 minutes until golden brown and center is done.

Step 9: Cool Down

Place on a wire rack to cool.

Step 10: Enjoy!

Hope you enjoyed this instructable and if you make this, let me know what you think!

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    audreyobscura

    3 months ago

    Your photos are beautiful! I also love the color of your Kitchen Aid mixer!

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    jbtech2

    3 months ago on Step 10

    A tip: bananas can be frozen, in the skin, for weeks and used in such recipes. No need to discard them when they look over-ripe. Good flavor lasts a long time. Just thaw and discard skin; preserve any juices and use in the recipe as well.

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    CathyNoyb

    Question 3 months ago on Step 1

    At what point in the mixing should the vanilla be added? I don't see that ingredient mentioned anywhere except the original list. From the pictures in Step 2, I'm guessing that the brown liquid in the bowl with the melted butter and the sugars is the missing vanilla.

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    Befferoni and CheeseCathyNoyb

    Answer 3 months ago

    Sorry, can't believe I did that...step 7 after everything is mixed together, it's the last thing you blend in. Edited to correct.

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    SPUDJDOG

    3 months ago

    Are you sure you meant BAKING SODA?
    perhaps you meant BAKING POWDER?
    Soda will make it very salty and won't produce CO2 like powder will.
    I made that mistake with a large batch of inedible cookies once. Has to toss them out.

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