banana bread


banana bread

Healthy Yummy Banana Bread Recipe

Banana are more healthy when their yellow pills have  turned brown and the bananas inside is squishy and browning, using it to make banana bread is the healthiest idea as it help to stabilise blood sugar levels in the body
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Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
1 hour
Total Time 55 minutes
Course bakingbread
Cuisine American
Servings 8 people
Calories 326 kcal


  • 140 g salted or unsalted butter
  • 140 g All purpose flour
  • 140 g caster sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 & half tbsp baking soda
  • 1 tbsp vanilla extract
  • a pinch of salt if you use salted butter,then you don't need a pinch of salt


  • Preheat the oven to 180°C
  • Prepare the loaf pan by rubbing butter
  • Into a mixing bowl, pour the sugar and melted butter and mix
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  • Into the mixed ingredient, add the beaten eggs and mix
  • Using a fork, mash the bananas until completely smooth 
  • Stir the mashed bananas into the mixed ingredients and mix 
  • Into the mixed ingredients, pour  the flour, baking soda and add the salt (if needed)
  • Add the vanilla extract and mix  all ingredients together
  • pour the mixed ingredients in the prepared baking pan



 yummy banana bread 

Instead of throwing out those overripe bananas while not put them to good use by using them to make healthy yummy treat "banana bread’’
Banana are more healthy when their yellow pills have  turned brown and the bananas inside is squishy and browning 
The good thing about  this recipe is it takes less time and preparation,clean up is also easy as you do not need a mixer, you can mix everything in a bowl therefore, quick wash
    • Mixing bowl
    • A fork to whisk the eggs
    • A spoon to mix batter
    • 8×4 inch loaf pan (Note larger pan size produce flatter loaf)

Spice up the banana bread

Before baking, you can toss a cup of raisins,  chocolate chips or chopped nuts into the batter, making it into "chocolate chips banana bread",  raisins banana bread, or nuts banana bread.
You can even make it into chocolate banana bread by adding chocolate to the batter
You necessarily don't have to use the baking pan. You can also use muffin tins thereby, making it "chocolate chips muffin bread''

How to make banana bread moist?

The secret of this banana bread recipe is the melted butter, the egg, and caster sugar ( caster sugar add more moist than white sugar) plus overripe banana have lots of moisture on their own, so ensure you use overripe banana for a tastier moist result
Ready to bake 
  • Pour the batter into the prepared loaf pan.
  • Bake for 35 to 45 min to 180°C or until a stick inserted into the centre comes out clean.

How long will it take to bake banana bread ?

This banana bread recipe should be perfectly baked, after about 45 to 55 minutes in the oven at 350 degree, you will know it done if you insert a tooth pick at the centre of the bread and the toothpick comes out clean

Ready to serve 

    • Remove from the oven and let it cool. Let the bread sit in the pan for about 10 minutes before you turn it out. Else, it might not stay in one piece
    • Using a bread knife, slice to serve as a bread knife helps create a smooth cut. I learnt this yummy recipe from a colleague Ms Dawn. She bakes yummy treats.These recipes are from centuries but still taste appetising. Try it out
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Health benefits of banana bread
There are numerous healthy benefits of banana in bread,below are a few
    • Banana bread contain high level of protein and protein is an essential nutrient for growth, repair and recovery of the muscles
    • Its contains healthy  fats such as nuts and olive oil thus lowering the level of cholesterol in the body
    • It help to stabilise blood sugar level thus help prevent children from being hyper
    • Banana contains high fibres  which helps to keep the heart healthy,  the consumption of fibre rich food such as banana helps lower the risk of cardiovascular disease and coronary heart disease thus banana bread makes the heart heartier
    • Banana bread offers vitamin and mineral to the body which helps promote easy digestion.
    • Its metabolise carbohydrate and fat in the bread thus turning them into energy which  help to boost energy level that children needs to perform daily activities
    • banana bread contains vitamin c which support the brain health by producing serotonin, an hormone that affects sleep cycle and moods
    • the banana in the bread produces manganese which protects the skin and other cells against free radical damages

How to store banana bread

    • Place a paper towel at the bottom of an airtight container.
    • Using a plastic wrap, wrap the banana bread
    • Place the firmly wrapped banana bread into the airtight container. 
    • Seal the container firmly and keep at room temperature 
Note; If you are storing the bread for more than three days, it is best to keep it in the freezer

How long will banana bread last ?

Banana bread will last for about four days at room temperature and 2 to 4 months if frozen. I wonder why you will want to freeze bread for 2 to 4 month when you can easily bake fresh ones.

Can you freeze banana bread ?

Absolutely, you can freeze banana bread. Ensure the bread is totally cool before you wrap it in a storage wrap and an aluminium foil. After proper wrapping, then freeze
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