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Banana Bread


  • 3 or 4 ripe bananas, smashed

  • 1/3 cup melted butter

  • 1 cup sugar (can easily reduce to 3/4 cup)

  • 1 egg, beaten

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla

  • 1 teaspoon baking soda

  • Pinch of salt

  • 1 1/2 cups of all-purpose flour



Preheat the oven to 350°F (175°C). With a wooden spoon, mix butter into the mashed bananas in a large mixing bowl. Mix in the sugar, egg, and vanilla. Sprinkle the baking soda and salt over the mixture and mix in. Add the flour last, mix. Pour mixture into a buttered 4x8 inch loaf pan. Bake for 1 hour. Cool on a rack. Remove from pan and slice to serve.

Yield: Makes one loaf.