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A loaf of banana bread with a few slices cut.
Our Favorite Banana Bread
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
1 hr 10 mins
Total Time
1 hr 25 mins

Our family's very favorite Banana Bread Recipe is EASY, moist, simply perfection! Look no further for a fool proof banana bread recipe.

Course: bread, Snack
Cuisine: American
Unit: cup, large, ripe, Tablespoon, teaspoon
Servings: 12 slices
Calories: 223 kcal
Author: Lauren Allen
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 2 large eggs
  • 3 ripe bananas mashed (about 1 1/2 cups)
  • 1 Tablespoon milk
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  1. Preheat the oven to 325 degrees F. Grease a 9 x 5 inch loaf pan (or similar size loaf pan). I also like to line the bottom of the pan with a small piece of parchment or wax paper.

  2. Cream the sugar and butter in a large mixing bowl until light and fluffy. Add the eggs one at a time, mixing after each addition. 

  3. Add the mashed banana and milk and stir to combine. 

  4. In another bowl, mix together the flour, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon and salt. Add to the wet ingredients and stir everything just until combined. 

  5. Pour the batter into the prepared loaf pan and bake for 1 hour to 1 hour 10 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. 

  6. Set aside to cool on a wire rack for a few minutes before removing the bread from the pan and allowing it to cool completely.

Recipe Video

Nutrition Facts
Our Favorite Banana Bread
Amount Per Serving
Calories 223 Calories from Fat 72
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 8g 12%
Saturated Fat 5g 25%
Cholesterol 55mg 18%
Sodium 367mg 15%
Potassium 68mg 2%
Total Carbohydrates 33g 11%
Sugars 16g
Protein 3g 6%
Vitamin A 5.7%
Calcium 2.8%
Iron 6.4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.