Banana Bread Recipe

Banana Bread Recipe

Here is a simple and delicious banana bread recipe that uses ripe bananas and wholesome ingredients.

The key to great banana bread is ripe bananas. Bananas must be soft and have lots of small black and brown spots on the banana peel. Hard unripe green or yellow bananas have too much starch and are not very flavorful.

The sweet aroma of bananas and spices makes this a popular and versatile recipe, which can be enjoyed as a snack, breakfast item, or dessert. It can also be served with a spread of nut butter, a dollop of whipped cream, butter or a jam. So, next time you have some overripe bananas on hand, consider transforming them into a delightful loaf of banana bread.

Banana Bread Recipe


– 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
– 3 ripe bananas, mashed (about 1 1/2 cups)
– 5 tablespoons coconut oil or butter, melted
– 3 eggs, beaten
– 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
– 1 teaspoon baking soda
– 1/2 cup organic sugar
– Pinch of salt
– Optional add-ins: chopped nuts, dried fruit, chocolate chips


1. Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C). Grease a 9×5 inch loaf pan.
2. In a large mixing bowl, combine mashed bananas and melted coconut oil or butter.
3. Sprinkle baking soda over the mixture and add a pinch of salt. Let it sit for a few minutes to activate.
4. Add flour, cinnamon, eggs, sugar and any desired add-ins to the bowl. Mix until just combined.
5. Pour batter into prepared loaf pan.
6. Bake for 45 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
7. Let the banana bread cool in the pan for 10 minutes before removing it and placing on a wire rack to cool completely.


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