Banana Bread

1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour – We use http://amzn.to/2zM6Ssd
1 teaspoon baking soda – We use http://amzn.to/2hEzfUy
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 cup white sugar
2 eggs, beaten
1/4 cup butter, melted
3 bananas, mashed

1. Grease and flour two 7×3 inch loaf pans. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
2. In one bowl, whisk together flour, soda, salt, and sugar. Mix in slightly beaten eggs, melted butter, and mashed bananas. Stir in nuts if desired. Pour into prepared pans.
3. Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 1 hour, or until a wooden toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.

Raspberry Banana Bread

3/4 cup frozen unsweetened raspberries, thawed
1 ripe banana
1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour – We use http://amzn.to/2zM6Ssd
3/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon baking soda – We use http://amzn.to/2hEzfUy
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg – We use http://amzn.to/2ipM96c
1 cup white sugar
2 eggs
1/2 cup vegetable oil
1/2 teaspoon lemon extract – We use http://amzn.to/2hH68QN

1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C). Grease a loaf pan.
2. Mash thawed raspberries in a bowl with a fork; press raspberries through a sieve to remove seeds. Mash banana in another bowl with a fork.
3. Combine flour, cinnamon, baking soda, salt, and nutmeg in a bowl. Beat sugar, eggs, raspberries, banana, and vegetable oil in a bowl with an electric mixer set on low until smooth, 2 to 3 minutes. Stir flour mixture into raspberry mixture until batter is just moistened; stir in lemon extract. Pour batter into prepared loaf pan.
4. Bake in the preheated oven until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean, about 1 hour. Cool in the pan for 10 minutes before removing to cool completely on a wire rack.

Oatmeal Banana Nut Bread

1/2 cup shortening
3/4 cup white sugar
2 eggs
1 cup mashed bananas
1 teaspoon vanilla extract – We use http://amzn.to/2hyEfXg
1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour – We use http://amzn.to/2zM6Ssd
1/2 teaspoon baking soda – We use http://amzn.to/2hEzfUy
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup quick cooking oats – We use http://amzn.to/2hIqE3s
1/2 cup chopped walnuts – We use http://amzn.to/2hHvaPF

1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Lightly grease a 9×5 inch loaf pan.
2. In a large bowl, cream together the shortening and sugar until light and fluffy. Stir in the eggs one at a time, beating well with each addition, then stir in the banana and vanilla.
3. In a separate bowl, sift together flour, baking soda and salt. Beat into creamed mixture. Stir in oats and nuts. Pour into prepared pan.
4. Bake in preheated oven for 50 to 55 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center of the loaf comes out clean.

Dad’s Banana Nut Bread

1/2 cup butter, softened
1 cup white sugar
2 eggs
2 very ripe bananas, mashed
1 cup self-rising flour – We use http://amzn.to/2j4xzAv
1/4 cup flax seed meal – We use http://amzn.to/2A82irg
1/2 cup chopped walnuts (optional) – We use http://amzn.to/2hHvaPF

1. Preheat an oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C). Grease a 9×5-inch loaf pan, or line a muffin pan with cupcake liners.
2. In a mixing bowl, beat the butter and sugar with an electric mixer until light and fluffy.
3. Beat in the eggs one at a time, followed by the bananas.
4. Mix in the self-rising flour and flax seed meal until just incorporated; fold in the walnuts.
5. Pour batter into the prepared pan.
6. Bake in the preheated oven until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean, about 20 minutes for muffins, or 1 hour for a loaf. Cool in the pan for 10 minutes before removing to cool completely on a wire rack.

Lower Fat Banana Bread II

2 eggs
2/3 cup white sugar
2 very ripe bananas, mashed
1/4 cup applesauce – We use http://amzn.to/2zLOMc1
1/3 cup nonfat milk
1 tablespoon vegetable oil
1 tablespoon vanilla extract
1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour – We use http://amzn.to/2zM6Ssd
2 teaspoons baking powder – We use http://amzn.to/2zMy1NM
1/2 teaspoon baking soda – We use http://amzn.to/2hEzfUy
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/3 cup chopped walnuts – We use http://amzn.to/2hHvaPF

1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C). Spray a bread pan with non-stick cooking spray, and lightly dust with flour.
2. In a large bowl, beat eggs and sugar in a large bowl until light and fluffy, about 5 minutes. Beat in bananas, applesauce, milk, oil and vanilla.
3. In a separate bowl, sift together flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt. Stir flour mixture into banana mixture, mixing just until blended. Fold in walnuts. Pour batter into prepared pan.
4. Bake in preheated pan until golden and a toothpick inserted into center of the loaf comes out clean, about 1 hour. Turn bread out onto a wire rack and let cool.

Simply Delicious Banana Crumb Bread

1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour – We use http://amzn.to/2zM6Ssd
1 cup white sugar
1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder – We use http://amzn.to/2zMy1NM
1/2 cup shortening
2 eggs
1 cup milk
1 teaspoon almond extract
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon – We use http://amzn.to/2yUZ1Hx
1 very ripe banana, mashed

3/4 cup all-purpose flour
1/2 cup brown sugar, packed
1 cup quick-cooking rolled oats – We use http://amzn.to/2yRPp09
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2 cup cold butter

1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Lightly grease and flour 8×4 inch loaf pan.
2. Whisk together flour, sugar, and baking powder in a mixing bowl. With a pastry blender, cut in the shortening until the mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Whisk together the eggs, milk, vanilla extract, and cinnamon in a large bowl. Add the banana, and mix well. Fold the flour mixture into the banana mixture until combined. Pour batter into prepared pan.
3. Prepare the crumb topping by combining the flour, brown sugar, oats, and cinnamon in a mixing bowl. Cut in the butter until the mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Spoon the crumb mixture over the batter.
4. Bake in preheated oven for 20 minutes. Reduce heat to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C), and bake until a toothpick inserted in center of the loaf comes out clean, 10 to 15 minutes longer. Cool in pan 10 minutes before turning out onto a wire rack.

The Best Banana Bread

1/2 cup margarine, softened
1 cup white sugar
2 eggs
1 1/2 cups mashed banana
2 cups all-purpose flour – We use http://amzn.to/2zM6Ssd
1 teaspoon baking soda – We use http://amzn.to/2zMy1NM

1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour one 9×5 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.

Gluten-Free Banana Bread

1 teaspoon margarine, or as needed, softened
3/4 cup almond milk
1 tablespoon vinegar
1 1/4 cups rice flour
1/2 cup brown sugar
1/4 cup amaranth flour – We use http://amzn.to/2yV1t0H
1/4 cup soy flour
1/4 cup flax seed meal – We use http://amzn.to/2A82irg
1 teaspoon baking powder – We use http://amzn.to/2zMy1NM
1 teaspoon baking soda – We use http://amzn.to/2hEzfUy
1 teaspoon sea salt – We use http://amzn.to/2yTpxBg
2 large bananas, mashed
1 egg, beaten
1 tablespoon coconut oil, melted

1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Lightly grease an 8-inch square metal baking dish with margarine.
2. Mix almond milk and vinegar together in a cup.
3. Mix rice flour, brown sugar, amaranth flour, soy flour, flax seed meal, baking powder, baking soda, and sea salt together in a large mixing bowl.
4. Beat bananas, almond milk mixture, egg, and coconut oil together in a separate bowl; add to rice flour mixture and stir until dry ingredients are completely moistened. Spread the mixture into the prepared baking dish.
5. Bake in the preheated oven until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean, about 35 minutes.

Almond Flour Banana Bread

cooking spray
3 eggs, beaten
1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar – We use http://amzn.to/2irl3vi
3 bananas, mashed
1/4 cup coconut oil, melted
1/4 cup honey – We use http://amzn.to/2j3nh3y
1 teaspoon vanilla extract – We use http://amzn.to/2hyEfXg
3 cups almond flour – We use http://amzn.to/2hA5SPA
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon – We use http://amzn.to/2yUZ1Hx
3/4 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg – We use http://amzn.to/2ipM96c
1/2 teaspoon salt

1. Preheat oven to 300 degrees F (150 degrees C). Prepare a bread pan with cooking spray.
2. Mix eggs and vinegar together in a bowl; add bananas, coconut oil, honey, and vanilla extract and stir until blended.
3. Sift flour, cinnamon, baking powder, nutmeg and salt together in a large bowl; stir into banana mixture until well blended. Pour batter into prepared bread pan.
4. Bake in the preheated oven until a knife inserted into the center comes out clean, about 1 hour. Cool in the pan for 10 minutes before removing to cool completely on a wire rack.