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Banana Bread – Easy and quick recipe

Banana Bread - Easy and quick recipe

In the wide world of home baking, few creations spark as much love and nostalgia as Banana Bread. With its enticing aroma and comforting flavor, this baked bread is a classic in many kitchens around the world. Whether you’re using up those ripe bananas that seem destined to be thrown away or simply enjoying a sweet and satisfying bite, banana bread is a foolproof option.

We hope this simple and delicious recipe is a guide so you can create this dessert in the comfort of your home.

Origins and Popularity of Banana Bread

Although its exact origins are difficult to trace, banana bread has gained popularity in numerous cultures as an inventive way to use up ripe bananas. From the home kitchens of North America to the cozy cafes of Europe, this bread has found its place as a sweet treat for any occasion. Its moist texture and natural sweetness make it a perfect accompaniment to a morning cup of coffee or as a comforting snack any time of day.

Essential Ingredients and Fundamental Steps for Success

To achieve perfect banana bread, it is essential to start with the right ingredients and follow the steps carefully. From the ripe bananas to the flour and fresh eggs, each component plays a crucial role in creating this bread’s signature texture and flavor. In this recipe, we’ll provide you with a detailed list of ingredients and guide you through every step, from preparing the dough to baking, to ensure you get optimal results every time.

Banana Bread Recipe


  • Large mixing bowl
  • Measuring cup
  • kitchen strainer
  • Measuring spoons
  • Wire whisk
  • Crusher
  • Bread mold


  • 2 cups of flour (all purpose)
  • 4 ripe bananas
  • 1/2 cup of rapadura candy or sugar cane (you can do without this ingredient, the banana brings its natural sweetness)
  • 127 ml vegetable or olive oil (not extra virgin), or butter
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • Pinch of salt (1/8 tsp)
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • Butter


  1. Preheat the oven to 180°C / 356°F for 10 minutes.
  2. Mash the bananas in the large bowl
  3. Add the sugar cane and mix with the wire whisk.
  4. We add the eggs and mix
  5. We add the vanilla and mix
  6. Finally we add the vegetable, olive or butter oil.
    Note: This ingredient can vary the shape and texture of the bread, try the one that feels best to you
  7. We mixed all the ingredients well
  8. We measure 2 cups of flour and add the baking soda, baking powder, pinch of salt and cinnamon powder and mix the ingredients.
  9. Then we add the flour by passing it through the kitchen strainer to the bowl with the banana mixture. We mix well to integrate the ingredients.
  10. We can add nut seeds, peanuts or chocolate chips
  11. Sprinkle before adding the seeds to the mixture
  12. Grease the bread mold with butter and add the mixture, distribute well.
  13. We place the bread mold in the oven for 50 to 60 minutes.
  14. After 50 minutes we can do the toothpick or knife test and if it comes out clean it is because it is ready.
  15. When ready, remove from the oven and let cool for 5 minutes.
  16. We take the bread out of its mold and serve.

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