Best Buttermilk Banana Bread Recipe

This tried-and-true Buttermilk Banana Bread recipe adds moisture and tang to a quickbread favourite. Still facing overripe bananas without buttermilk? Buttermilk Substitutions Guide saves the day!

INGREDIENTS

– 3 very ripe bananas, mashed well (about 1 ½ cups) – 1/3 cup buttermilk – 2 large egg – 1/4 cup vegetable oil – 2 teaspoons vanilla extract – 2 cups all-purpose flour – 1/2 cup packed light brown suAar – 1/4 cup sugar – 1 teaspoon baking soda  – 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt – 1 cup chocolate chips, chunks, nuts or other mix-in (optional)

INGREDIENTS

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Heat the oven to 350°F. Prepare a 9-inch loaf pan with parchment paper and cooking spray.

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 2

Mix mashed bananas, buttermilk, eggs, vegetable oil, and vanilla in a medium basin.

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Mix flour, brown sugar, sugar, baking soda, and salt in a large bowl. Mix wet and dry ingredients until mixed. Fold in optional chocolate chips.

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Fill the loaf pan with batter. Bake the bread for 50–60 minutes until a toothpick comes out clean. See Kelly's Note. Slice and serve the bread after it cools completely from the oven.

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