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Banana Bread

There’s no better way to use up those overripe bananas on your countertop than to fold them into a luscious banana bread. As bananas ripen, their sugars intensify and their flavors become bolder. When they have blackened, they are perfect for baking straightaway or freezing for future use (freezing actually heightens their tastiness even more!).

When you’re ready to use your bananas, give them a quick mash and stir them into the simplest of cakes (let’s face it, a banana bread is really a cake!), one made by creaming butter and sugar and adding whole eggs, then flour plus leaveners. The fruit will add sweetness and moistness to the cake, making it one of the best make-ahead, moist-for-days (if it lasts that long!) kinds of loaves. Nuts, dried fruits, and chunks of chocolate are optional but delicious add-ins.

There’s no better way to use up those overripe bananas on your countertop than to fold them into a luscious banana bread. As bananas ripen, their sugars intensify and their flavors become bolder. When they have blackened, they are perfect for baking straightaway or freezing for future use (freezing actually heightens their tastiness even more!).

When you’re ready to use your bananas, give them a quick mash and stir them into the simplest of cakes...

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How to make the best banana bread in just three steps! This banana bread recipe is easy to make. It's delicious and it's moist, which means you can eat some now, save some for later. Even if you're not good baker you can make great banana bread!

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Plenty of people have their own go-to muffin recipe, but this light, moist rendition is hard to beat. If the bananas on your countertop are looking overripe, don't throw them out; they'll add even more flavor to these muffins.

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