Best Ever Banana Bread
Total TimePrep: 15 min. Bake: 1-1/4 hours + cooling
Makes1 loaf (16 slices)
- 1-3/4 cups all-purpose flour
- 1-1/2 cups sugar
- 1 teaspoon baking soda
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 2 large eggs, room temperature
- 2 medium ripe bananas, mashed (1 cup)
- 1/2 cup canola oil
- 1/4 cup plus 1 tablespoon buttermilk
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 1 cup chopped walnuts
- In a large bowl, stir together flour, sugar, baking soda and salt. In another bowl, combine the eggs, bananas, oil, buttermilk and vanilla; add to flour mixture, stirring just until combined. Fold in nuts.
- Pour into a greased 9x5-in. loaf pan. Bake at 325° for 1-1/4 to 1-1/2 hours or until a toothpick comes out clean. Cool on wire rack.
Nutrition Facts1 slice: 255 calories, 12g fat (1g saturated fat), 27mg cholesterol, 166mg sodium, 34g carbohydrate (21g sugars, 1g fiber), 4g protein.
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Oct 26, 2018
This is my go to banana bread recipe, made the following changes. Reduced sugar to 1/3 cup sugar, added 1/3 cup of brown sugar, 1/2 tea of baking powder. Used melted coconut oil for canola oil. My bread only took 45-50 minutes to bake at 325. Due to nut allergies l don't add nuts.
Oct 26, 2018
Oct 18, 2018
As written this has far too much sugar for my taste. . 1 C. Was plenty the 2nd time around,especially since I used 3 bananas that were black. Reducing the sugar and upping the banana by 1 gives far more banana flavor.. Black bananas are much sweeter, so no sweetness is lost.i think i will stick to my normal recipe. Sorry.
Oct 13, 2018
Delicious, we like our banana bread with a strong banana taste so I used 1 1/2 cups of mashed bananas ?? and followed the rest of the recipe as is.
Oct 11, 2018
This is really the best recipe for banana bread! I made this bread many times with the great result every time. When I tested this bread, I followed the recipe exactly, did no substitutions and my bread turned out perfect. Easy to make and delicious. I made this bread with substitutions too (yogurt or sour cream for buttermilk, raisin for nuts, more spices) and it has never failed my expectations! I highly recommend this recipe. You will not be disappointed!
Oct 9, 2018
I made this recipe as is .... no changes or substitutions. I found it to be moist and delicious ..... loaded with banana flavor. Highly recommended!
Oct 8, 2018
Have not made this, would like to know what recipe to follow? Did any one make it by the original recipe???? and how many star did it get???????
Oct 7, 2018
So, when people give this recipe 5 stars, and have altered 8 of the 10 ingredients called for, they are really giving themselves the highest rating. This makes me so angry. Make the recipe the way it is submitted, and give credit to the author.
Oct 7, 2018
This was the first thing I have ever baked from scratch and it was incredibly delicious. Six stars in my book.
Jul 24, 2018
I made this delicious loaf today and it is a winner. I made only two minor changes. I substituted sour cream for the buttermilk which I did not have and used pecans. I opted to sprinkle chopped pecans over the loaf just before popping it in the oven. We love this bread and I will be making it many more times. I highly recommend this recipe. Volunteer Field Editor