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Banana Bread

This is a basic banana bread recipe that can hold a varieties of mix-ins, like nuts, chocolate chips, and coconut. A sprinkling of turbinado sugar on top before baking is optional, but adds a sweet, sparkly crunch topping.

Banana Bread

This banana bread is moist and delicious with loads of banana flavor!
Prep Time30 mins
Cook Time1 hr 15 mins
Cooling10 mins
Total Time1 hr 55 mins
Course: Breakfast, Dessert, Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: baking, banana bread, Banana Dessert, Christmas, Homemade Bread
Servings: 12
Calories: 241kcal


  • Measuring Cups/Spoons Set
  • Turbinado Sugar
  • 8.5 x 4.5-inch-Loaf Pan
  • KitchenAid 7-Speed Digital Hand Mixer
  • Glass Nesting Bowls
  • 9" Wire Whisk
  • Glass Liquid Measuring Cups



  • 1 ½ cups All-purpose flour 
  • 1 tsp. Baking soda 
  • ½ tsp. Table salt


  • 1 cup Sugar 
  • 1 ½ cups Mashed banana 
  • ½ cup Walnuts, toasted, chopped, optional 
  • 1 tsp. Pure vanilla extract 
  • 2 Eggs
  • ½ cup Vegetable oil  
  • Turbinado sugar, optional


  • Preheat oven to 325°. coat an 8×5-inch loaf pan with nonstick spray.
  • Whisk flour, baking soda, and salt together in a bowl; set aside.
  • Blend sugar, oil, eggs, and vanilla together in a second bowl with a hand mixer until light in color, 2–3 minutes. Alternately add flour mixture and mashed banana to the egg mixture, starting and ending with flour. Blend just until flour is combined, then fold in walnuts.
  • Pour batter into prepared pan; sprinkle top with turbinado sugar. Bake until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean, 1–1¼ hours. Let bread cool in pan for 10 minutes before turning out; cool completely before slicing


Per 1/12 recipe, Calories: 241

Nutrition Facts

1 servings per container

  • Amount Per ServingCalories241
  • % Daily Value *
  • Total Fat 13g 20%
    • Sodium 214mg 9%
    • Total Carbohydrate 30g 10%
      • Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
    • Protein 4g 8%

      * The % Daily Value tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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      Written by Lisa Yarde

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