Best Easy Banana Bread

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This Best Easy Banana Bread is simple, fresh & light!

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Katie Workman, otherwise known as themom100, is a Food Writer, AP Columnist, Recipe Developer, NYCer & Mom.

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  • ½ cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, at room temperature
  • ¾ cup sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1 ¾ cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon kosher salt
  • 2 large very ripe bananas peeled and mashed (about 1 cup mush)
  • ½ cup buttermilk heavy cream, half and half, whole milk, plain yogurt (Greek or otherwise), or sour cream
  • ½ teaspoon grated orange zest or ½ teaspoon cinnamon (optional)
  • ⅓ cup mini chocolate chips for sprinkling on top, optional

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Best Easy Banana Bread

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