Updated October 08, 2020
From the kitchen at Spicewood
2 to 3 very ripe bananas, peeled
1/3 cup melted butter
1 teaspoon baking soda
Pinch of salt
3/4 cup sugar (1/2 cup if you would like
it less sweet, 1 cup if more sweet)
1 large egg, beaten
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 1/2 cups of all-purpose flour
1 Preheat the oven to 350°F (175°C), and butter a
4x8-inch loaf pan.
2 In a mixing bowl, mash the ripe bananas with a fork
until completely smooth. Stir the melted butter into the
3 Mix in the baking soda and salt. Stir in the sugar,
beaten egg, and vanilla extract. Mix in the flour.
4 Pour the batter into your prepared loaf pan. Bake for
50 minutes to 1 hour at 350°F (175°C), or until a tester
inserted into the center comes out clean.
5 Remove from oven and let cool in the pan for a few
minutes. Then remove the banana bread from the pan and
let cool completely before serving. Slice and serve. (A
bread knife helps to make slices that aren't crumbly.)