This is a type bread that can also be considered as a cake. It is very easy to prepare and can be had as a breakfast or served as a tea time snack.
Ripe Banana - 2
Butter - 1/2 stick( melted)
Sugar - 1 cup ( can reduce to 3/4 cup)
Egg - 1
Vanilla essence - 1 tsp(optional)
Baking Soda - 1/2 tsp
Salt - a pinch
All purpose flour/Maida - 1 1/ 2 cups
Variation: Nut lovers can add a handful of chopped walnuts or almonds for some crunchiness.
( For the loaf pan this size, I have used 1 1/2(one and half) times of all the ingredients mentioned above).
No need for a mixer for this recipe. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. With a wooden spoon or fork mix sugar and banana till the banana's are mashed very well( the sugar will help the bananas to get mashed well, but just see there are no big lumps). To it add salt, butter, baking soda and egg. Mix well can also add the vanilla essence( which is optional). Mix well. Add flour slowly and mix.Can also nuts at this stage and mix well. Grease a bread inch loaf pan with butter or spray in with oil.
Pour the mixture into it and place in the oven for about an hour. Prick with a tooth pick or fork in the centre, if it comes out without any mixture sticking to it - then it is done. Switch off the oven and remove the bread. Cool on a rack. Remove from the pan - slice and serve.