Updated: May 29, 2020
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BEST Banana Bread
recipe by shereen pavlides
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1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour (189 grams)
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
3/4 cup unsalted butter - room temperature (173 grams)
1 cup packed light brown sugar
2 large eggs - room temperature
2 cups ripe bananas (about 3 - 4 medium) - mashed with fork
1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
Heat oven to 350 F. degrees.
Spray 9 by 5 inch loaf pan. Set aside.
In large bowl. Sift flour and baking soda. Add salt. Whisk to combine and set aside.
In stand mixer fitted with paddle attachment, cream butter and brown sugar over medium speed until combined. Add one egg at a time until combined.
Add bananas and vanilla and continue mixing on medium-high speed until combined, scrapping down the sides as needed.
Add the dry ingredients in 3 - 4 batches, slowly mixing at a time until combined, scrapping down the sides as needed. Pour the mixture into the prepared loaf pan.
Bake until center is set and when inserted with a toothpick, comes out clean, 50 - 60 minutes.
Let rest and cool, 1 - 2 hours. Slice.
makes: 1 loaf
prep time: 10 minutes
bake time: 50 min - 1 hour