- Yield : 1 loaf
- Prep Time : 15m
- Cook Time : 60m
- Ready In : 1:15 h
- 2-3 very ripe bananas, peeled
- 80g cup melted butter
- 250g sugar (can easily use 190g, or drop it down to125g if you want it less sweet)
- 1 egg, beaten
- 1 tsp vanilla essence
- 1 tsp baking soda
- 375g plain flour
- pinch of salt
Preheat the oven to 175°C, and butter a 10cm x 20cm loaf pan.
In a mixing bowl, mash the ripe bananas with a fork until smooth. Stir the melted butter into the mashed bananas.
Mix in the baking soda and salt. Stir in the sugar, beaten egg, and vanilla essence. Mix in the flour.
Pour the batter into your prepared loaf pan. Bake for 1 hour to 1 hour 10 minutes check at 50 minutes at 175°C, or until a tester inserted into the centre comes out clean.
Remove from oven and cool completely on a rack. Remove the banana bread from the pan. Slice and serve.