Classic Banana Bread Recipe

Classic Banana Bread Recipe

Ingredients

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour $
  • 3/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt $
  • 1 cup sugar $
  • 1/4 cup butter, softened $
  • 2 large eggs $
  • 1 1/2 cups mashed ripe banana (about 3 bananas)
  • 1/3 cup plain low-fat yogurt $
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract $
  • Cooking spray $

Preparation

  1. Preheat oven to 350°.
  2. Lightly spoon flour into dry measuring cups; level with a knife. Combine the flour, baking soda, and salt, stirring with a whisk.
  3. Place sugar and butter in a large bowl, and beat with a mixer at medium speed until well blended (about 1 minute). Add the eggs, 1 at a time, beating well after each addition. Add banana, yogurt, and vanilla; beat until blended. Add flour mixture; beat at low speed just until moist. Spoon batter into an 8 1/2 x 4 1/2-inch loaf pan coated with cooking spray. Bake at 350° for 1 hour or until a wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 10 minutes in pan on a wire rack; remove from pan. Cool completely on wire rack.

Cooking Light
SEPTEMBER 2003

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