rich banana bread recipe


A moist and flavorful banana bread, perfect for breakfast or as a snack.


  • 2 to 3 ripe bananas, mashed
  • 1/3 cup melted butter
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • A pinch of salt
  • 3/4 cup sugar (you can adjust according to your preference)
  • 1 large egg, beaten
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour


  1. Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C).
  • Grease a 4×8 inch loaf pan.
  1. Prepare the bananas:
  • In a mixing bowl, mash the ripe bananas with a fork until smooth. Make sure they are well-mashed and free of lumps.
  1. Mix in the melted butter:
  • Add the melted butter to the mashed bananas and stir until well combined.
  1. Add baking soda and salt:
  • Sprinkle the baking soda and salt over the banana mixture and stir to combine.
  1. Incorporate the sugar, egg, and vanilla:
  • Stir in the sugar, beaten egg, and vanilla extract until the mixture is smooth and evenly combined.
  1. Add the flour:
  • Gradually add the flour to the banana mixture and mix until just combined. Be careful not to overmix.
  1. Pour the batter into the loaf pan:
  • Pour the batter into the prepared loaf pan and spread it evenly.
  1. Bake:
  • Place the loaf pan in the preheated oven and bake for 60 to 65 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
  1. Cool and serve:
  • Let the banana bread cool in the pan for about 10 minutes, then transfer it to a wire rack to cool completely. Slice and serve.

Enjoy your rich and delicious banana bread!

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