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Banana Bread Recipe

Feel free to call me a domestic goddess, as I bring you the easiest banana bread recipe ever, trust me I’m not a natural baker! I had this idea to use up some overripe bananas and it turned out so well I got Dave to snap some pictures and I thought id share the recipe with you.

It’s left me feeling like Mary Berry, I actually can’t believe how well it turned out. I’m thinking of baking cookies for Christmas, watch this space for my next baking triumph.

Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 55 mins
Total Time1 hr 10 mins


  • 1 Stick (1/2 Cup) Butter
  • 3 Large Ripe Bananas
  • 2 Large Eggs
  • 1 teaspoon Vanilla Extract
  • 2 Cups All Purpose Flour
  • 1 Cup Granulated Sugar
  • 1 teaspoon Baking Soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 Bar of chocolate
  • Handful of pecan nuts


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease a loaf pan with butter and set aside
  • Add half a cup of butter to a large bowl and microwave for 1 minute, or until melted
  • Add the bananas to the same bowl and mash with a fork
  • Add one teaspoon of vanilla extract and 2 eggs to the bowl and use the same fork to mash
  • In a second large bowl whisk together the flour, sugar, baking soda, salt, and cinnamon
  • Add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients and mix together with a spatula just until combined, don’t forget to add the chocolate and pecan nuts to the mixture
  • Pour the batter into prepared loaf pan and bake for 45-55 minutes
  • Test take by inserting a fork in the centre of the bread until it comes out clean

Photos by Dave Cox
Illustration by Amy Purfield-Clark

Published by Vintage Reflection

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