Best-Ever Easy Banana Bread Recipe

This easy banana bread recipe is incredibly moist and truly makes the best classic banana bread. Simple ingredients make for a seriously award-winning loaf of banana bread that is as fluffy as a cloud.
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Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 55 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour 10 minutes
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: Canadian
Servings: 8
Author: Jennifer Pallian BSc, RD

Ingredients

  • 1 large egg
  • 2 cups mashed over-ripe banana (about 4 large)
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter melted
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Prepare an 8 1/2- by 4 1/2-inch loaf pan by greasing it or lining it with parchment paper (allowing an overhang on sides). Beat egg, mashed banana and melted butter in a large bowl until thoroughly blended. Stir in milk.
  • Combine flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda and salt. Add to banana mixture and stir until just moistened. Scrape batter into prepared pan. (You can slice some banana rounds on top for presentation, if you like.)
  • Bake for 55-65 minutes, until toothpick inserted into the centre comes out clean.
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