The Best Banana Nut Bread


The Best Banana Nut Bread is a type of quick bread made with ripe bananas and chopped walnuts as the main ingredients. It typically contains basic baking ingredients such as flour, sugar, eggs, and butter. The ripe bananas add natural sweetness and moisture to the bread, while the chopped nuts provide a crunchy texture and nutty flavor. Banana Nut Bread is often served as a breakfast or snack food and can be enjoyed warm or at room temperature.

The Best Banana Nut Bread

Recipe by Recipe CookCourse: DessertDifficulty: Beginner


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  • 1/2 cup butter or margarine softened

  • 1 cup cane sugar

  • 2 eggs

  • 3 ripe medium-size bananas mashed

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour

  • 1/2 tbsp. baking powder

  • 1/2 tsp. baking soda

  • 1/8 tsp. salt

  • 1 cup nuts chopped or 2/3 cup mini chocolate chips


  • With an electric mixer, cream butter and sugar in a mid-size bowl. Mix in eggs, then bananas.
  • Combine flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt in a mid-size bowl. Slowly add dry mixture to wet mixture until combined.
  • Pour into a greased/floured 9 by 5 inch bread pan.
  • Bake in a preheated oven at 350ºF for 45-50 minutes or until long thin stick inserted in bread comes out clean- not sticky with dough. When cool, remove bread from pan
    to cooling rack. Use a table knife to gently loosen bread inside pan.


  • Bread can be made without nuts.