This is my banana bread recipe that I go to anytime I make banana bread. This is easy to put together, and the nuts are optional. My recommendation for this banana bread is to use King Arthur Flour because it produces a better bread.
I grew up on this banana bread, I think I could almost make this banana bread without even looking at the recipe. For variety you can add a few nuts, some poppy seeds, or even an extra banana if you happen to have an extra on hand.
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Banana Bread – you can make banana bread at home, it is easy to make, and tastes wonderful.
- 1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
- 2/3 cup sugar
- 2 teaspoons baking powder
- 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1 cup mashed ripe banana 2 to 3 medium bananas
- 1/3 cup softened butter
- 2 tablespoons milk
- 2 eggs
- 1/4 cup chopped nuts
- Add eggs and remaining flour, beat till blended. Stir in nuts. Pour batter into a greased 8x4x2-inch loaf pan. Bake at 350 degrees for 55 to 60 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean.