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Recipe: Banana Nut Bread

Hey! As most of you probably know by now I have four kids and sometimes a bunch of bananas barely lasts 24 hours in our home but other times they sit untouched until I realize they are completely brown. Watching food go to waste is basically like throwing away money in my eyes so whenever the bananas get too ripe I make a loaf of moist banana nut bread and the kids come running. Their favorite way to eat it (and mine) is to eat a slice while it’s still warm with butter slathered on top. Yum!
Easy Banana Nut Bread

I can still remember my mom making banana nut bread before school and we would wake up so excited because it was a change from the normal cereal or toast. The smell filled the house and when we were done she would wrap a slice for our lunch boxes. I don’t make it often but when I do I always hope it turns out as good as the bread my mom makes.

Easy Banana Nut Bread
banana bread

Easy Banana Nut Bread Recipe


  • 3 very ripe bananas, mashed
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup melted butter
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 3/4 cups all purpose flour
  • 2 3/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts


  1. In a medium bowl or stand mixer combine bananas, eggs, butter, sugar and vanilla. Mix thoroughly.
  2. Add flour, baking powder, salt, cinnamon and mix. Stir in walnuts.
  3. Spray a loaf pan with nonstick spray and pour batter into the loaf pan. Bake at 325 degrees for 60 minutes (or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean).
  4. Allow the loaf to cool for 15 minutes before slicing and serving.
Nutrition Information:
Serving Size: 1 grams
Amount Per Serving: Unsaturated Fat: 0g

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Easy Banana Nut Bread

With the smell of banana bread making its way through the house I promise the loaf won’t last long.


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