The Best Banana Bread

The Best Banana Bread

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"This is the most successful and versatile quick bread recipe I've found! You can also use chunky applesauce or a 15 ounce can of pumpkin for wonderful variations."
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Ingredients

1 h 15 m servings 196 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 196 kcal
  • 10%
  • Fat:
  • 7 g
  • 11%
  • Carbs:
  • 31.3g
  • 10%
  • Protein:
  • 2.9 g
  • 6%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 25 mg
  • 8%
  • Sodium:
  • 175 mg
  • 7%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour one 9x5 inch pan.
  2. Cream margarine and sugar until smooth. Beat in eggs, then bananas. Add flour and soda, stirring just until combined.
  3. Pour into prepared pan and bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for about 1 hour (or till toothpick comes out clean). Remove from pan and let cool, store in refrigerator or freeze.

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Most helpful positive review

I reviewed this recipe almost a year ago but I made some interesting changes and just had to share it with everyone on this site! I used the 1/2 cup brown sugar, 1/2 cup white sugar, 1/4 tsp. sa...

Most helpful critical review

This bread was ok, but my husband says my recipe is better. Not as much flavor and this one is alittle on the dry side.

I reviewed this recipe almost a year ago but I made some interesting changes and just had to share it with everyone on this site! I used the 1/2 cup brown sugar, 1/2 cup white sugar, 1/4 tsp. sa...

This was exactly what I was looking for! I had 3 overripe bananas that I was getting ready to throw out, instead the light bulb went off to look on Allrecipes for an easy banana bread recipe. ...

I've never made a really good banana bread until I tried this recipe this morning. I did modify some things--used real butter, half white and half brown sugar, added 1 tbs cinnamon, 1 tsp vanil...

I HAVE BEEN USING THIS RECIPE FOR MANY YEARS.NEVER MEASURED THE BANANAS,USED4-5 MED.ONES AND USED ONE TSP.OF SALT.PERSONAL PREFERENCE REALLY.DEPENDING ON YOUR STOVE,IT MAY TAKE MORE THAN AN HOUR...

I have made this recipe a bunch of times now. My husband loves it, but I add walnuts for him. It is so easy and tastes great! I make muffins out of mine and bake for 35 minutes instead of 1 hou...

The recipe is good, it's me baking the banana bread that is a work in progress! I have asked members for tips that really helped: don't over mix, lower rack so that top of bread is halfway point...

I was worried about how this was going to turn out because I'm not the very best cook! I was shocked with the results because I actually made something that tasted very delicious!!! I used 1/2...

Very good banana bread! Added about a tbls of some wonderful Mexican vanilla I have and a pinch of salt...My mom always says to use salt and baking soda together to assure an even rise. Also u...

This bread was ok, but my husband says my recipe is better. Not as much flavor and this one is alittle on the dry side.