Lately we have been buying bananas by the bag from Aldi (Our local Aldi finally opened!!! Yay!!). Some weeks we end up not eating all the bananas, so I make banana bread. I have been using a recipe that I found online and we like it. Big Monkey would like it if we put some nuts in it, but the recipe does not call for any. You can do as you choose.
- 3 or 4 ripe bananas, smashed
- 1/3 cup melted butter
- 1 cup sugar (can reduce to 3/4 cup-but we don’t!)
- 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.
With a wooden spoon (Luckily I still have one…Big Monkey hates wooden spoons!), mix butter into the mashed bananas in a large bowl.
Mix in the sugar, egg, and vanilla.
Sprinkle the baking soda and salt over the mixture and mix in.
Add the flour and mix.
Pour mixture into a presprayed 4×8 inch loaf pan.
Bake for 1 hour.
Cool on a rack.
Slice and serve! Enjoy!! This doesn’t last too long in our house! It is yummy!