{Recipe} Banana Bread

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Today I want to share one of the best recipes I’ve come up with in a while. I had never had banana bread. I had heard of it, but never tried.

A few months ago I saw a really quick and easy recipe in a vlog on Youtube. I tried it on the same day. =) And I’ve baked it 6 or 7 times since, tweaking the recipe and amounts every time. My boyfriend even found a silicone-ish baking dish – in pink! – that I now use and make it perfect. =)

This is a great dessert, but it’s also amazing to eat as breakfast, with a hot cup of coffee or chai tea latte. Seriously. You could also make several batches, cut in servings, freeze and you could have a perfect sweet – but not too sweet – treat at hand, whenever you want it. {Just put the slice in the oven for a few minutes}

It is best to use really ripe bananas, but this last time I used bananas that I would still eat {I can’t eat really ripe fruit}, and it turned out great too.

So, on to the recipe.

Ingredients

– 3 large bananas
– 1/3 cup melted butter
– 3/4 cup brown sugar
– 1 egg
– 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract
– pinch of salt
– 1 teaspoon of baking soda
– 1 1/2 cups of all-purpose flour
– 1 teaspoon of ground cinnamon

Directions

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– Mash the bananas before peeling them (1). I find it a lot easier to do like this, and quicker too! Combine the mashed bananas with the vanilla extract, using a whisk or a spatula (2,3,4)

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– Add the sugar, baking soda, egg, butter and salt (5). Combine all the ingredients (6). Add the flour and combine (7). Add the cinnamon and combine (8).
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– The batter is ready (9). Pour the mix on a loaf pan or similar (10). Place in the oven at 390F (200ÂșC) for about 50 minutes or until golden on top.

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This is a really great recipe, that make the best banana bread. I’m not kidding. I’m bragging and I don’t usually brag. It’s THAT good. And isn’t that a pretty bread? =)

If you like banana bread, you need to try this recipe. I believe the cinnamon makes the difference – even though you don’t actually taste it clearly. You’ll have to believe me and try it!

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I’ll be sharing this recipe on some of the blogs listed here.

Sofia @ Something on Everything

I'm a 32 year old Portuguese Psychomotricist / Early Intervention Specialist that loves to write about everything! Here you'll find a lot of different and great topics, but lately I've been loving to write about Food, Fitness and DIY! Hope you enjoy it and follow me on a journey to a better self! Aside from the social media links on the top of the page, you can also connect with Sofia Linha on:Google+

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