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Easy Banana Bread Recipe

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword dessert, from scratch
Servings 12 servings
Author Nathalie Brown


  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1⅔ cups all purpose flour
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ¼ tsp baking powder
  • 2 eggs
  • 3 ripe bananas
  • melted butter
  • cup water+rum (½ and ½)


  1. Preheat oven to 350.

  2. Butter your loaf pan or muffin tin if necessary.

  3. Add all dry ingredients to a large or medium bowl. Mix a little, then add the wet ingredients to the flour mixture.

  4. Mix all ingredients together by hand or with a mixer. Do not over mix.

    If using an electric mixer, mix on medium with the paddle attachment.

  5. Pour batter in either one loaf pan or 12 muffin cups.

  6. Bake in preheated oven for 45 mins for muffins or 1h15mins for bread.

Recipe Notes

Yes! You can add chocolate chips to this recipe. Put in as much as you'd like. We usually add about one cup.

You can also add nuts. 1/2 to 1 cup of chopped nuts is about right.