Banana Bread

banana bread

              Sometimes we buy bananas and they all ripen at the same time and would go waste before we eat them. So whenever I have over ripen bananas I would use them to make this banana bread. This is one easy fail proof recipe and the result is a delicious banana bread. So whenever you buy some excess bananas make this yummy bread and you will start buying bananas just to make this bread.


  • Ripen bananas – 2
  • All purpose flour – 1 1/2 cups
  • Sugar – 3/4 cup 
  • Baking powder – 1 teaspoon
  • Baking soda – 1/4 teaspoon
  • Salt – 1/4 teaspoon
  • Egg – 2 large
  • Unsalted butter – 1/2 cup 
  • Vanilla extract – 1 teaspoon

Method :

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Grease a loaf pan with butter or oil.

1. In a large mixing bowl, sift together all purpose flour, salt, sugar, baking powder and baking soda. If you are using nuts , mix them also.


2. In another bowl, mash the ripen bananas well without any lumps.


3. Also beat melt the butter and let it cool down.


4. In a small bowl, beat the eggs well.


5. Mix the mashed banana, melted butter , beaten eggs and vanilla extract.


6. Add the sifted flour to this mixture and fold it well till everything is combined well.


7. Pour this mixture in the greased pan and bake it in the oven for 45 to 50 minutes.


To see if the cake is done, insert a tooth pick in the center of the cake to see if it comes out clean.


This bread can be frozen for upto 2 months.

banana bread


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6 thoughts on “Banana Bread

  1. coconutcraze June 19, 2015 at 6:23 pm Reply

    I love banana cakes and yours look delicious! I always freeze all over ripe bananas and use them to make this cake. It is available anytime you decide to bake.

    Liked by 1 person

    • Arasi Arumugam June 22, 2015 at 10:48 am Reply

      Yeah Sri.. I love it soo much too so that i let the bananas over ripe so that i could make this cake 🙂 thank you 🙂


  2. Arl's World June 28, 2015 at 12:49 am Reply

    I love banana bread and this banana bread looks so yummy!


  3. Mullai Madavan July 9, 2015 at 8:49 am Reply

    Simple yet delicious cake, love the step by step instructions!

    Liked by 1 person

  4. Traditionally Modern Food August 5, 2015 at 10:32 pm Reply

    Looks delicious:-)

    Liked by 1 person

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