Banana Bread Recipe

Have you ever had over ripe bananas sitting on your kitchen counter?

Our first inclination is to throw away an overripe banana, but at the end of this blog, you will realize that a banana at every stage is useful!

“Necessity is the mother of invention” ~ Plato

Bananas are a great source of our daily vitamins and minerals such as Potassium, Magnesium, Manganese, Vitamin B6, Vitamin C and Fiber. I started making Banana bread because I realized that I was throwing away a lot of overripe bananas without realizing that it’s extreme ripeness is perfect for Banana Bread!

Overripe bananas have a unique sweetness that makes the banana bread oh so delicious! Here is my all-time recipe for Banana Bread.

Wanna know my secret ingredient for making banana bread—- That’s right…EXTRA RIPE BANANAS!!!


2 cups of all purpose flour (unbleached)

1 teaspoon ground nutmeg

1 teaspoon baking soda

1 teaspoon baking powder

1/2 teaspoon salt

1/2 cup of milk

1/2 cup of brown sugar

1/2 cup of white sugar

1/2 cup butter

3 extra ripe bananas

1 teaspoon lemon juice*

1 teaspoon or pure vanilla extract

Raisins and nuts (optional)

Click on the link below to watch my step by step recipe for making Banana Bread.

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