Eating Suburbia's 5 Minutes 3 Bananas Banana Bread

Total Time
1hr 5mins
Prep 5 mins
Cook 1 hr

While looking for something entirely different, I found this recipe, entitled "5 Minutes/3 Bananas/1 Loaf of Goodness" Banana Bread. As I'd been looking for a good, simple banana bread recipe for some time, I decided to add this one to my recipes here, because it definately fits the bill. Personally, I add nuts, as they're a must in banana bread in this house, but add whatever you like best in yours.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease and flour 9x5” loaf pan.
  2. In large bowl, mix first 5 ingredients, then cut in the margerine or butter with a pastry blender until mixture resembles course crumbs (a potato masher works well for this, too)/ With fork stir in mashed bananas and beaten eggs, just until blended. Spread batter into a pan.
  3. Bake 55 minutes to 1 hour until toothpick comes out clea. Cool for 10 minutes on a rack, then remove from pan.
Most Helpful

That 1 star review has got to go!! At least how I made it (gluten free) it came out to be the best banana bread I have ever made! I made them in muffin cups. In fact they were the most beautiful looking muffins I have made in a while. Very high rising. I cheated a little as I did not use butter this time but canola oil in the amount the gluten free recipe I follow uses, we try to be dairy free anyway. As usual I base my gluten free muffin making on Any Kind Muffins (Gluten Free) which was incorporated into making 1 batch of this recipe. I just used tapioca starch for both starches called for in the gluten free recipe, the granulated sugar rather than brown sugar called for in the gluten free recipe, I have not found a baking powder I can use so I add a bit of additional baking soda in the amount called for in the gluten free recipe plus I add 1 tbs organic apple cider vinegar with the walnuts as the last addition and then quickly get it into the oven but I did bake only 25 minutes for the muffins and they were fully cooked, I used the two (large) eggs called for here, I was a little reluctant to do so but I think that is what made them rise so high. Plus the rest of ingredients called for in the gluten free recipe to make moist muffins. I will make these again the same way and would like to try them with butter too. Made for Veggie Swap 38 ~ September ~

UmmBinat September 08, 2011

Delicious, easy and oh so quick to make! I made this banana bread exactly as directed by the recipe and ended up with a perfectly baked, flavourful banana bread. The inside was cooked perfectly. The crust was nice and brown. Thanks for posting this recipe. I can't believe how quickly I was able to throw it together without the need of a mixer. Made for Veggie Swap 38

Dreamer in Ontario September 08, 2011

This is the best tasting banana bread ever! I agree, that 1 star has to go!

Cookie Lover II December 19, 2012