Is there anything quite as quintessential and heartwarming as that smell of freshly baked bread wafting through the kitchen? Well if you add bananas to that equation it only gets better. Here we have collected the wonderful classic banana bread recipe just for you. Whenever I see any bananas getting a little too spotted for my taste, I always used it as an excuse to bake a loaf of this perfectly sweet bread. If you have any relatives staying with you for the holiday season, they'll surely appreciate this perfect afternoon pick-me-up or energizing morning snack.

Don't worry about the fissure that forms on the top of the cake, this is classic banana bread behavior that happens as result of the baking soda doing it's job. And what a great job it is! Spread a small pad of butter on a fresh and warm slice and let your troubles simply fade away. Check out the video below to see how the magic happens and how you can create that magic for yourself, too.