5 Minute Prep Banana Bread

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This banana bread is so easy, and you probably have all the ingredients in your kitchen already! It takes 5 minutes to mix everything together and you don’t even need to use a mixer. Jeremy’s mom, Mrs. Lisa, made this for us about a year ago, and it turned into my favorite banana bread recipe. The best part? It’s so easy and quick!

Mrs. Lisa got it from The Ultimate Southern Living Cookbook. Did I mention how blessed I am? Not only was I born into an incredible family, but I married into a wonderful family as well. Jeremy’s family welcomed me with open arms and treats me just like their daughter. They are so loving, and I am constantly thanking our great God for his blessings. I definitely know not to take great in-laws for granted. I mean look at both of our wonderful families below- THANKFUL!

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Anyway back to this incredible, delicious, and easy banana bread. Here’s what you will need (I’ve gotten bad at taking a picture of it!):

  • 1  3/4 cups of flour
  • 2  1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 c sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 c mashed ripe bananas
  • 1/2 c milk
  • 1/3 c vegetable oil

Mix first 4 ingredients in a large bowl (flour, baking powder, salt, sugar) Make a well in the center of the mixture.

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Combine all the wet ingredients in a separate bowl (egg, mashed banana, milk, and oil). Add them into dry ingredients, stirring just until moistened.

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*side note- did you know you can freeze ripe bananas? Sometimes I want to bake with the incredible old bananas sitting in our bowl, but don’t have time or any reason to at the moment. Just peel the bananas, put them in a ziplock bag, and throw them in the freezer.

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About an hour before you want to cook with them just let them thaw out in your sink. They will look gross, but taste great!
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Back to the recipe– Spoon batter into greased (I did it with butter) loaf pan. Bake at 325-350 (depending on your oven) for 45 minutes.

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Yields one big delicious loaf of banana bread!

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YUMMMMM

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