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

This recipe was given to me by my cousin, and it TRULY is the best ever banana bread! It makes 2 loaves, and they generally last only a day and a half in our house! Recipe states to bake 45 minutes to an hour, I have found that it needs the full hour.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. With electric beater, cream margarine and sugar until light and fluffy.
  3. Add bananas and eggs, and beat until well mixed.
  4. Mix dry ingredients together.
  5. Blend dry ingredients with banana mixture, but do not overmix.
  6. Pour into two lightly greased loaf pans.
  7. Bake 45 minutes to 1 hour, test for doneness.
  8. Cool on rack 10 minutes before removing from pans.


Most Helpful

I loved this version of the classic. It had a wonderful buttery taste.

Retro Kali September 20, 2011

This was very good. I used 5 bananas. It turned out perfect. I also added a handful of frozen raspberries. I made this for work and everyone told me they loved it!! I also made this in a bundt pan. Mmmmmm

CelestialShannon July 30, 2008

I make this recipe all the time. I actually got it from a cookbook call "Beat this" by Ann Hodgman. It is a delicious and perfectly moist. I use 6 bananas instead of 3 and also add 1 Tbs of fresh lemon juice and 1 ts grated orange rind. Thanks for posting this great recipe.

MsPia May 03, 2008

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