Christmas Banana Bread

Recipe by Sandi From CA

Exceptionally moist and not too “cakey”, this is lightly spiced with Indian spices – cinnamon, mace and ground ginger. Serve warm with vanilla ice cream and candied walnuts. Number of servings is an estimate - makes 1 loaf.

Top Review by homespunsoap

Yummy Yummy! My family loved this banana bread. I didn't have mace so I substituted cardamon 1/4 tsp and upped the cinnamon to 1/2 tsp and ginger to 1/4 tsp just to make it spicier but the texture was great and moist so I would not change anything else. You can also really taste the sweet butter used in this recipe. Thanks!!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F Butter and flour one 8 ½ x 4 ½” loaf pan.
  2. Cream the butter with the sugar until light and fluffy.
  3. Add the eggs and beat until combined. Beat in the bananas.
  4. Combine the flour, spices, salt and baking soda in another bowl, then fold in the dry ingredients into the creamed mixture just until combined; do not over mix.
  5. Pour into the pan and bake until a tester stuck in the middle of the banana bread comes out clean, 50-60 minutes.
  6. Let cool on a rack before removing from the pan.

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