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Baked banana bread in blue loaf pan

Recipe: Banana Bread

A warm slice of banana bread with a cup of coffee? Oh, that’s a little slice of heaven. Check out this recipe, courtesy of our McConnell Heart Health Center Chef.

Makes: 1 loaf
Serving: 1 slice


  • 3 to 4 ripe bananas
  • ¼ cup melted butter
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 ½ cups flour
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • Chocolate chips (as many as you want!)


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Mash the bananas in a bowl.
  3. Add all the remaining ingredients and mix well with a wooden spoon.
  4. Bake in a buttered loaf pan until a toothpick stuck into the bread comes out clean, 55 to 60 minutes.
  5. Slice and serve.

Nutritional Info

Calories: 288
Fat: 7g
Protein: 4g
Saturated Fat: 4g
Sodium: 241mg
Fiber: 2g
Cholesterol: 39mg

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