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Quick & Easy Banana Bread

Banana Bread--Sliced
For a delicious, moist banana bread that is very simple to make, you can’t beat this recipe.

2 cups flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup butter, softened
3/4 cup brown sugar
2 eggs, beaten
2 1/2 cups ripe banana, mashed
1/2 cup chopped walnuts (optional)

  1.  Heat oven to 350 degrees and lightly grease a 9″x5″ loaf pan.

2.  Combine flour, baking soda and salt and set aside.
Banana Bread--Dry Ingredients

3. In a separate bowl, cream together butter and brown sugar.
Banana Bread--Butter and Brown Sugar

4. Stir eggs and mashed bananas into the butter and brown sugar mixture until well blended.  If you are using nuts, add them at this point.
Banana Bread--Wet Ingredients

5.  Stir banana mixture into the dry ingredients and stir just until moistened.
Banana Bread--Batter

6.  Pour batter into prepared loaf pan and bake 60 to 65 minutes, until a toothpick inserted into center comes out clean.
Banana Bread--Ready to Bake

7. Let cool in pan for 10 minutes, then take out of pan and cool on wire rack.
Banana Bread--Baked

Banana Bread--Cooling