Banana Bread

August  8, 2011
6 Ratings
  • Makes one loaf
Author Notes

This is just a simple banana bread recipe, great for using up those bananas that are turning brown on the counter. I find the best results to come from using three bananas, but two is also good if that is all you have on hand. We don't include nuts for allergy reasons, but you certainly could throw in a half a cup or so of walnuts. Everything gets mixed in the same microwave safe bowl... I don't believe in dirtying an extra bowl to blend the dry ingredients unless absolutely necessary! —jaimelee22

What You'll Need
  • 6 tablespoons butter
  • 3 ripe bananas
  • 1/4 cup nonfat plain yogurt
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 cups all purpose white flour
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 3/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease and flour a regular size loaf pan and set aside.
  2. In a large microwave-safe mixing bowl, melt butter in microwave.
  3. Add bananas and mash with butter until smooth and almost soupy.
  4. Add yogurt, vanilla, and eggs. Mix well.
  5. Add flour, sugar, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, and nutmeg. Mix well.
  6. Pour in prepared loaf pan. Bake at 350 degrees for 55-65 minutes or until toothpick comes out of center clean.

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1 Review

Kateq July 24, 2022
Needed a simple banana bread--no nuts, no chocolate, no frills. This recipe fit the bill perfectly. Got raves from the eaters.