- PREHEAT oven to 350F and line a 9 × 5-in. loaf pan with parchment.
- WHISK flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt in a medium bowl.
- WHISK bananas, sugar, eggs, oil, buttermilk and vanilla in a large bowl until smooth. Stir in flour mixture until combined. Pour into prepared pan.
- BAKE until browned and a tester inserted into centre of bread comes out clean, 55 to 60 min. Cool in pan on a rack, 10 min. Remove from pan and let cool completely.
Kitchen Tip: Peel overripe bananas and store in freezer bags for the best banana flavour.
Banana Muffins: Preheat oven to 375F and line a 12-cup muffin pan with paper liners. Follow directions for banana bread recipe and divide batter among prepared cups. Top each with 2 small banana chips and bake until a skewer inserted into centre of muffin comes out clean, about 18 min. Cool in pan, 10 min. Remove muffins to rack and cool completely.
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