Of course you have to bake banana bread today. (Hope you have some over-ripe bananas on hand…)
We have 3 banana bread recipes for you:
- light & fluffy to wow the crowd
- rustic & moist for the perfect dessert
- fast & easy mug cake for one
If you’re baking, why not turn it into a party? Three ways to celebrate.
- Bake a Banana loaf for yourself. Make a hot chocolate, relax and enjoy.
- Have a Bake-Off with your friends: everyone has a different recipe – this is your chance to taste-test them all.
- Bake up some mini loaves & deliver them to a nursing home, your neighbors, your family & friends. (We have FREE printable gift tags for you below.)
Interested in the history of banana bread? We can enjoy it due to an invention.
Did you know that we can enjoy our favorite quick bread thanks to a series of inventions? No bananas in the US without some. No banana bread without others. It’s quite an interesting – and somewhat controversial – history.
Celebrate National Banana Bread Day by baking a loaf.
This is my favorite banana bread recipe. It’s the one I bake at home every time we have over-ripe spotted bananas. (Yes. I do buy too many bananas sometimes just so I can bake a loaf from the “leftovers”.)
This recipe is by Justin Schuble from dcfoodporn of Instagram fame (shared with permission). I make this recipe when I’m craving banana bread as a dessert, served with whipped cream or vanilla bean ice cream.
Here’s the recipe for one. One ripe banana, one person celebrating Banana Bread Day.
Want more? Check out these recipes.
Celebrate National Banana Bread Day by sharing the love.
While you’re baking a loaf for you, why not bake some mini loaves to give away so everyone can celebrate the day? (It only takes about 20 minutes to bake a batch of mini loaves.)
Let the loaves cool completely, then wrap them. Keep it simple and wrap with plastic wrap, or make it festive by wrapping them in parchment like a Christmas present and tying them with a burlap ribbon.
Here are some fun FREE gift tags you can print and cut out to add to your present. Just write your name on the back so everyone knows where to direct the kudos!
Happy Banana Day Gift Tags
If you need help downloading or printing the printables, please read How to Print Printables at Home or a Professional Printer.
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