Tips: Mixing the baking soda with boiling hot water ensures the soda is entirely dissolved and, when it reacts with the bananas, it creates a lighter textured quick bread.
The best bananas to use for banana bread are very ripe or overly ripe. If you have no time to bake when they are ripe, simply freeze whole bananas with the peel, then leave them to defrost at room temperature when you are ready. Or peel and mash bananas, then put them into containers and freeze for up to 2 months. Frozen banana purée may darken slightly but that will not affect the delicious baked results.
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