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Banana bread sliced

Homemade Banana Bread

Course Breakfast
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 20 minutes


  • 1 1/2 Cup All-Purpose Flour
  • 1/2 Cup Sugar (adjust to your liking)
  • 8 Tablespoons Unsalted butter ( @ room temperature)
  • 4 Ripe Bananas
  • 1 Tablespoon Ground Cinnamon
  • 1 Teaspoon Baking Powder
  • 1 Teaspoon Baking Soda
  • 2 Eggs
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Salt
  • 1 Tablespoon Vanilla Extract
  • Oil for greasing


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.

    Grease a baking loaf pan with oil. Line the bottom of the loaf pan with a parchment paper or use flour to coat inside the pan.

  2. Sift and mix all the dry ingredients; flour, salt, baking powder, baking soda, sugar,ground cinnamon.

    Banana bread ingredients
  3. Cream or melt butter, crack eggs mix also add milk and whisk everything together.

    Banana bread egg n butter
  4. Mash the banana  and mix  with the egg mixture.

    Banana bread egg and mashed banana
  5. Pour the mixture into the flour.

    Banana bread mix egg with flour
  6. Combine and incorporate everything. Do not over mix.

  7. Pour the mixture into the pan. Use a spatula to spread the top of the dough.

    Banana bread dough in a pan
  8. Bake in the preheated oven for one hour 10 minutes. The baking time will vary depending on the oven. When it's 60 minutes (1 hour)  mark check by inserting a toothpick inside the bread, if it comes wet continue baking.

  9. When the time is up, insert a toothpick again it should come out clean this time. If the toothpick comes out clean (that's what you want).

    Remove and place on a wire rack and let it rest for about 10-15 minutes.

  10. Slice and enjoy with any condiment of your choice.

    Banana bread sliced

Recipe Notes


Make sure the bananas are very ripe. Also, adjust the sugar to your taste.

You can use only oil to grease the pan if want, if you don't have parchment paper. Just make sure you grease very well.