Banana bread is one of my favorite sweet treats and a great way to use up bananas that are too mushy to be eaten.  I usually freeze bananas when they get to the point of no return and then pull them out and let them thaw for a bit to make this bread.  This is so easy to make and is a favorite of mine and my family.  It’s moist, just the right density and delicious!

Best Banana Bread
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1/4 cup sugar

1/2 cup butter, softened

2 eggs, beaten until light and fluffy

2-3 ripe bananas, mashed

1/3 cup milk

1 tsp. vanilla

2 cups flour

1 tsp. baking soda

1/2 tsp. salt


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Grease bottom of 9" x 5" loaf pan.
  3. Combine flour, baking soda and salt in a small bowl and set aside.
  4. Cream together butter and sugar. Stir in eggs, milk, vanilla and mashed bananas.
  5. Add dry ingredients and mix.
  6. Pour into loaf pan and bake 50-60 minutes or until toothpick comes out clean.
  7. Cool completely before slicing.

You can add chocolate chips, nuts, raisins, or whatever you would like to jazz this up a bit.

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