This easy banana bread recipe is quick, moist and simple to make. Tender with a touch of almond flavoring, this bread will take you back to childhood. Makes one loaf of bread.
Prep Time 10minutes
Cook Time 55minutes
Total Time 1hour5minutes
Author Stephanie Stiavetti
1/2cupbutterat room temperature
1 1/4teaspoonalmond extract
1 1/2teaspoonground cinnamon
1 1/2teaspoonbaking powder
Preheat oven to 350°F (176°C). Generously grease a large loaf pan with butter and coat with flour.
Wish an electric beater or stand mixer, mix butter, eggs, sugar, almond extract, vanilla extract, cinnamon, and mashed bananas.
In a separate bowl mix flour, baking soda, baking powder, and salt. Add dry ingredients to wet ingredients, mixing well. If using nuts, add them now.
Pour into a greased and floured loaf pan, filling until 3/4 full. Bake at 350ºF (176°C) for 55 minutes, or until the crust is a deep, dark brown color (but not burnt!). When done, loosen bread from pan and lay on it’s side on cooling rack. Once cool, put in plastic bag and refrigerate for up to 1 week.