My easy banana bread recipe is a family favourite. It only takes a few minutes to throw together, and the ingredients are all basic kitchen staples. You probably have them on hand right now!
Do you have a recipe you make so often you have it memorized? For me, this is it. It was one of the first things I learned to bake, and I’ve probably been making it once a month or more for the past 15 years.
Next time a few bananas start to turn soft and brown, don’t toss them out. Grab this recipe and get ready to whip up a quick banana loaf!
Banana bread great any time, but I especial love to make it on lazy weekend mornings. The smell of baking is so yummy, and it fills up the whole house. After it cools, we sit down and have a cup of really good coffee, with a warm slice of
Banana bread is a classic treat. The no fuss recipe makes it ideal for introducing little ones to baking. It’s super easy to make and virtually everyone loves it. (Honestly, I can’t think of anyone who would turn down a slice!)
Although it’s amazing warm out of the oven (I love it with a pat of butter – yum!), a freshly made loaf keeps for at least a few days (as long as it’s wrapped!) on the counter. If you like to bake ahead, you can also freeze it, and let it thaw on the counter overnight. The finished banana bread loaf is sturdy and travels well, so it’s easy to take to a friends house, or to pack a slice in school lunches.
Be careful leaving it out though! Around our house, a whole loaf has been known to disappear over the course of a day or two!