3 or 4 ripe bananas, smashed
1/3 cup melted butter
1 cup sugar
1 egg, beaten
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 teaspoon baking soda
Pinch of salt
1 1/2 cups of all-purpose flour
Preheat the oven to 350°F (175°C).
With a wooden spoon, mix butter into the mashed bananas in a large mixing bowl.
Mix in the sugar, egg, and vanilla.
Sprinkle the baking soda and salt over the mixture and mix in.
Add the flour last, mix.
Mix well until combined.
I also added about a 1/4 cup to a 1/2 cup of chocolate chips.
Pour mixture into a buttered loaf pan. Bake for 1 hour.
Cool on a rack.
Remove from pan and slice to serve.
Yield: Makes one loaf.