Total Time
1hr 10mins
Prep 10 mins
Cook 1 hr

There are a bazillion banana bread recipes but I can't seem to duplicate exactly. It is dense and has intense banana flavor and it never fails to get compliments. I have lost the piece of paper that this recipe lives on so many times and it has caused me so much anxiety. I have found I am finally being smart and posting here for safe keeping.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Place oven rack in its lowest position. Heat oven to 350 degrees. Grease bottoms only of 2 loaf pans 8 1/2 x 4 1/2 x 2 1/2.
  2. Mix sugar and butter in a large bowl. Stir in eggs until well blended. Add bananas, buttermilk, and vanilla. Beat until smooth. Stir in remaining ingredients until moistened.
  3. Pour into pans. Bake for 1 hour, or until wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 5 minutes. Loosen sides of loaves from pans; remove from pans. Cool completely before slicing.
Most Helpful

5 5

I halved the recipe to one loaf and made as stated excpet I added 1/2 tsp of baking powder. The bread is delicious, moist and great for anybody that likes this style of bread. Made for Sweet Traditions.

5 5

This bread didn't rise like other banana bread I made. But it was so moist and yummy. I made only 1 loaf. Thanks Invictus :) Made for Holiday tag

5 5

Beautiful Easy & Delicious!! The whole Family loved it. Nice and moist with great banana flavor. This is a must go to recipe. Made for Every Day Is A Holiday Tag Game