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Simple Banana Bread

So, I got a call from daycare on Monday afternoon that Zoe was running a high fever. Her teacher had joked with me that morning that her only goal for the week was to keep Zoe healthy for surgery Friday. Sigh. We were working on a three week streak, but all good things come to an end. One of the best things about working from home though, is I can make a delicious breakfast in the mornings! We had some squishy bananas left over from last week. Once a banana has a brown spot on the outside, I am like….yeah, no. Wont eat it. I figured I had to have most of the items on hand for a banana bread so I got to it!

What You Need

3 very ripe bananas

1/3 cup melted butter

Pinch of salt

1 tsp baking soda

1 large egg

3/4 cup sugar

1 tsp vanilla extract

1 and 1/2 cups flour

What You Do

–Preheat oven to 350 and line a bread pan with parchment paper (less clean up!)

–Mash bananas with a fork and stir in the butter.

–Mix in baking soda and salt.

–Stir in sugar, egg and vanilla extract.

–Mix in flour.

–Pour batter into pan and bake at 350 degrees between 50 minutes to an hour. It took mine right at 55 minutes.

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14 Comments

  • Reply Andrea @ Living On Cloud Nine March 14, 2018 at 6:43 am

    I looked on my doorstep this morning but the banana bread was not there. LOL. Man, this looks do delicious, like I could grab it through the screen!!! I love banana bread!

  • Reply Biana March 14, 2018 at 7:19 am

    That’s pretty much the recipe I use as well but sometimes I add chocolate chips to it just to give it a little something extra 🙂 Always so delicious! xo, Biana –BlovedBoston

  • Reply Lindsay Latimer March 14, 2018 at 8:54 am

    I somehow missed your post on Monday, but had to go back to see what was going on with your sweet girl! I hope this surgery will make her feel better, bless her heart! And thank you for sharing this recipe. I’ve never tried to make banana bread but I think I can handle this recipe!

  • Reply laura March 14, 2018 at 9:33 am

    There are very few things I love more than a warm piece of banana bread with some butter melted on it. My mom used to make it quite often – and I still love it.

  • Reply ShootingStarsMag March 14, 2018 at 1:53 pm

    Aw, I hope Zoe is feeling better! That banana bread looks quite yummy. I think my mom would really love it.

    -Lauren

  • Reply Danielle March 14, 2018 at 2:12 pm

    I LOVE banana bread. Looks amazing. I hope Zoe is feeling better!!!

  • Reply Audrey March 14, 2018 at 2:41 pm

    So easy and it looks so delicious!! I love swiping recipes off your blog!
    Hope Zoe is feeling better! <3

  • Reply Missy @MySh!ttyKitchen March 14, 2018 at 2:44 pm

    I can just imagine how good this smells! So easy and I bet even more delicious!

  • Reply Emily @ Martinis & Bikinis March 14, 2018 at 6:53 pm

    Oh yummy I love banana bread and haven’t had it in ages so now I’m craving it! Yours looks like it turned out scrumptious! Emily @ Martinis & Bikinis

  • Reply Kate March 14, 2018 at 8:04 pm

    There’s truly nothing like homemade bread. My husband and especially Serena would LOVE this recipe <3

  • Reply Sierra March 15, 2018 at 11:39 am

    This looks so good! I’m not a big banana fan but I will eat banana bread or muffins. My boys love baking so I’ll have to give this recipe a try. Sierra~Beautifully Candid

  • Reply mandie March 15, 2018 at 4:25 pm

    I really hope that your lil miss feels better!

    I love banana bread & this seems like the same recipe I use for mine. Yum!

  • Reply Amy March 15, 2018 at 6:07 pm

    I love homemade banana bread so much. It’s like instant comfort!!! Hope that little lady s feeling better!

  • Reply Bri @ My Life As... March 16, 2018 at 4:30 pm

    Yum! I haven’t had banana bread in so long!

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