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Beginner’s Guide to Banana Bread

Emma Keys

So, I hear you want to banana bread! You’ve come to the right place. Making bread is both easy and rewarding, especially if you learn these 6 fast rules for making bread.

Let’s get started!


Ingredients: – 3 ripe bananas – 1 cup sugar – 1 cup all-purpose flour – 1 teaspoon baking powder – 1 teaspoon baking soda – 1/2 teaspoon salt – 1/2 cup unsalted butter, melted – 2 large eggs, beaten – 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

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Step 1

Preheat your oven to 350°F (180°C) and grease a loaf pan with butter or cooking spray.

Step 2

In a large mixing bowl, mash the bananas with a fork until they are mostly smooth

Step 3

Add the sugar, flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt to the bowl with the mashed bananas and stir until everything is well combined.

Step 4

In a separate small mixing bowl, whisk together the melted butter, eggs, and vanilla extract.

Step 5

Pour the wet ingredients into the bowl with the dry ingredients and stir until everything is well combined and there are no lumps in the batter.

Step 6

Pour the batter into the prepared loaf pan and smooth the top with a spatula.

Step 7

Bake the banana bread in the preheated oven for 55-65 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center of the loaf comes out clean.

Step 7

Let the banana bread cool in the pan for 10-15 minutes, then transfer it to a wire rack to cool completely.

Step 7

Once the banana bread has cooled, slice and serve. Enjoy!