Banana Bread


Wet Ingredients

  • 4 very ripe bananas
  • 2 eggs, beaten well
  • 1 stick (½ cup) butter, room temperature

Dry Ingredients

  • 1¼ cups flour, sifted
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • ¼ tsp salt

For Baking

  • nonstick cooking spray or butter

Special Equipment

  • potato masher
  • pastry knife
  • loaf pan



  1. Lightly grease a loaf pan with butter or nonstick cooking spray and set aside
  2. Preheat oven to 350º

Mix Wet Ingredients

  1. Mash all bananas with a potato masher.  Then add in your beaten eggs
  2. Add in the softened butter, in pieces, and incorporate into the bananas and eggs using a pastry cutter until you see just tiny pieces of butter in the mix and set aside

Mix Dry Ingredients

  1. Sift flour, sugar, baking soda and salt into a separate bowl and stir to combine

Combine Ingredients & Bake

  1. Add dry ingredients into wet and stir just to combine, so that you have a thick mixture, all moist. Don't over-mix, batter should be lumpy
  2. Pour into the greased loaf pan, and bake in a 350º oven for about 1 hour. Stick with a knife to determine if it is cooked through. Bread should be golden brown on the outside
  3. Remove from oven when done and let cool before slicing