My Favorite Banana Bread

READY IN: 1hr 10mins
Recipe by Jilly in Michigan

This is a very dense moist banana bread. I have been making it for years and everyone raves over it.

Top Review by Sydney Mike

Followed the recipe right on down & did leave out the nuts, wanting, as I did, the full flavor of the bananas for the bread! Then, the very first slice I had was spread with a thin layer of sweet potato butter, & I was in heaven! Love your bread, & will be keeping the recipe around! Thanks so much! [Made & reviewed for one of my adoptees in this fall's round of Pick A Chef]

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat oven to 350 degrees. Grease bottom only of loaf pan.
  2. Mix sugar and margarine in 2 1/2 quart bowl. Stir in eggs until blended. Add bananas and water; beat 30 seconds. Stir in remaining ingredients except nuts just until moistened; stir in nuts. Pour into pan.
  3. Bake until wooden toothpick inserted in center comes out clean, 8-inch loaf 1 1/4 hours, 9-inch loaf 55 to 60 minutes; cool 5 minutes. Loosen sides of loaf from pan; remove and cool completely before slicing.

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