Banana Nut Bread

Having too many ripe bananas around our place poses more of an opportunity than a problem. With this easy recipe, you’ll watch those bananas disappear in no time. While most cooks add walnuts, I prefer the more delicate flavor and crunch of almonds.

Banana Bread

Banana Nut Bread
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
1 hr 15 mins
Total Time
1 hr 30 mins
Course: Breakfast, Dessert
Cuisine: American
Servings: 12 people
Author: Kevin Lamoureux
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 8 tbsp softened butter
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1.5 cups mashed ripe bananas (about 5 medium bananas)
  • 0.5 cup milk
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 2.5 cups unbleached all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 0.5 tsp salt
  • 0.5 cup finely chopped almonds
  1. Preheat oven to 350F
  2. Grease a 9x5x3 inch loaf pan
  3. Mix the sugar and the butter
  4. Add the eggs, bananas, vanilla and milk and stir until well blended
  5. Stir in the baking soda, salt and four and blend well
  6. Stir in he chopped nuts
  7. Pour batter into loaf pan and bake for about 1 hr 15 mins. or until a toothpick inserted in the center of the loaf comes out clean.

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