5 Delicious Banana Bread Recipes You Need To Try!
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Banana Bread is more than just bread. It is a healthy option for all diet-conscious people while being delicious at the same time. The best part about banana bread is that you can actually store it for up to five days without going stale, and if you want to enjoy it longer, you can easily freeze the slices and enjoy them later.

If you haven’t tried banana bread, then you are really missing out. And if you love to bake, take a look at these banana bread recipes, which you must try at least once.

1. Easy One Bowl Banana Bread 

This easy bread recipe is a perfect hassle-free option when you need a quick healthy dessert fix. Just roll the ingredients in a bowl, mix them up and shove them in the oven. Could it get any simpler than that?


  •  3-4 ripe bananas, mashed
  •  1/3 cup butter, melted
  •  3/4 cup granulated sugar
  •  1 egg, beaten
  •  1 teaspoon vanilla
  •  1 teaspoon baking soda
  •  1 teaspoon baking powder
  •  1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
  •  1/8 teaspoon salt
  •  1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  •  1 cup chopped walnuts, plus extra for topping if desired


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Lightly grease and flour an 8.5×4.5-inch loaf pan or spray with baking spray.
  2. In a large bowl, combine the mashed bananas with the melted butter, then add the sugar, egg, and vanilla. Stir well with a large wooden spoon.
  3. Sprinkle the baking soda, baking powder, cinnamon, and salt over the banana mixture. Stir to combine.
  4. Add flour and walnuts or chocolate chips (if desired), and stir just until no streaks of flour remain. Pour the batter into the prepared loaf pan.
  5. Bake for 50-60 minutes, until a knife inserted in the center of the loaf, comes out clean. Cool in the pan for 10 minutes, then turn out onto a wire rack and cool completely. Slice into 10 thick slices and serve.
5 Delicious Banana Bread Recipes You Need To Try!
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2. Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Banana Bread

If you like your dessert extra sweet, then this combination of peanut butter and chocolate chips in banana bread is for you.


  •  cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1teaspoon baking soda
  • teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
  •  cup mashed banana about 3-4 bananas
  • 1/2 cup applesauce unsweetened or sweetened
  • 1/2 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 1/4 cup canola OR vegetable oil2 large eggs
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 cup miniature semi-sweet chocolate chips


  1. Heat oven to 350°. Spray two 8×4-inch loaf pans with cooking spray.  You can also use 4-5 miniature loaf pans instead. There is too much batter for just one 9×5-inch loaf pan, so don’t try and do that.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, combine flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, salt, and pumpkin pie spice. Stir with a whisk to break up any clumps.
  3. In a separate smaller bowl, combine the mashed bananas, applesauce, peanut butter, oil, eggs, and vanilla extract. Use a whisk (I use the same one from before) and mix it.
  4. Pour the wet ingredients into the dry and stir together with a rubber spatula or wooden spoon. Stir in the chocolate chips.
  5. Divide the batter between the two pans. Each pan should only be about half full. Sprinkle some additional chocolate chips on top (if wanted).
  6. Bake for 45-50 minutes. Cover loosely with foil (just lay a piece of tin foil over the top of the loaf pans) for the last 15 minutes of cooking, so the bread does not get too brown.
  7. Let the bread cool in the pan for about 15-20 minutes and then take it out and let cool on a cooling rack completely. Or eat a piece warm with butter! Yum!
5 Delicious Banana Bread Recipes You Need To Try!
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3. Banana Walnut Bread Recipe

Easy to make delicious, moist, and sweet banana bread is made with simple ingredients.


  •  2 cups flour — all-purpose
  •  2 tsp baking powder
  •  1/4 tsp salt
  •  1/2 tsp cinnamon — optional
  •  1/2 cup butter — melted
  •  1/2 cup sugar
  •  1/4 cup light brown sugar
  •  2 large eggs
  •  1 tsp vanilla extract
  •  4 medium ripe bananas — mashed (1 3/4 – 2 cups)
  •  1/2 cup walnuts or pecans


  1. Preheat oven to 350 F. Sprays a 9×5-inch loaf pan with cooking spray.
  2. In a bowl, combine the dry ingredients – flour, baking powder, salt, and cinnamon.
  3. In a separate bowl, beat together butter and sugar for 3 minutes, until well incorporated.
  4. Add the vanilla and eggs. Beat for 2 more minutes.
  5. Add in the bananas and whisk to combine.
  6. Add the dry ingredients and mix until just combined. Do not overtax the batter because the bread will be tough.
  7. Bake for 60-70 minutes until the toothpick inserted comes out clean. Cover with aluminum foil halfway through so the top does not burn.

    5 Delicious Banana Bread Recipes You Need To Try!
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4. Copycat Starbucks Banana Bread Recipe


  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 1 egg
  • 1⅛ cup sugar
  • ½ cup vegetable or canola oil
  • 2 tablespoons buttermilk or milk
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla
  • 3 bananas mashed very well
  • ½ cup chopped walnuts


  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees.
  2. Add flour, baking soda, and salt to a small bowl and set aside.
  3. Mix egg, sugar, and oil and stir until well combined
  4. Add the dry ingredients to the wet and stir well. The mixture will be thick and dry.
  5. Next, add milk, vanilla, and bananas and stir until incorporated.
  6. Mix in walnuts and pour into a loaf pan.
  7. Cook 50-75 minutes, regularly checking until a knife comes out clean.

    5 Delicious Banana Bread Recipes You Need To Try!
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5. Low-Fat Banana Bread


  • 1 1/4 cups flour
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 3/4 tsp baking soda
  • 2 1/2 – 3 ripe bananas, mashed
  • 1/4 cup apple sauce
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 2 tbs butter, softened
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 egg whites
  • walnuts (optional)


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit
  2. Whisk flour, baking soda, and salt in a small bowl. Set aside.
  3. Blend softened butter and sugar. Add egg whites, mashed bananas, apple sauce, and vanilla extract and beat until thickened and smooth.
  4. Slowly add the flour mixture (I add a small amount at a time). Add walnuts if using.
  5. Pour into a prepared bread pan and bake for about 50 minutes or until a fork comes out of the center clean.

    5 Delicious Banana Bread Recipes You Need To Try!
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