Banana Bread

"I know I know, not another banana bread recipe! This one is my mothers and is truly wonderful. There is no "fat" in this and you could use egg beaters in place of the eggs."
photo by a user photo by a user
Ready In:
1hr 15mins
1 loaf




  • In glass bowl, mash bananas.
  • Beat eggs in separate bowl until light.
  • Add to bananas.
  • Sift together flour sugar salt and baking soda.
  • Add to banana mixture, mix until just together.
  • Fold in nuts.
  • Pour into buttered 9x5-inch loaf pan and bake 1 hour at 350°F.

Questions & Replies

default avatar
Got a question? Share it with the community!


  1. ransomedbyfire
    I think this is probably the recipe my mom used for banana bread. It is credited elsewhere to Fannie Farmer. I must say I was kind of skeptical because the recipe didn't have milk or even cinnamon. But, now that I've tried making it myself, I'm seeing the charm in relying on banana, nuts, and sugar alone for the flavor. It's pretty amazing how flavorful it is for being such a simple list of ingredients. And I love how there are no added oils; and yet the bread is not dry. I guess we have the bananas to thank for that too. Thanks!
  2. bbgrl79ca
    If bread is too dry, maybe try replacing a banana per egg?
  3. CookbookCarrie
    I have to say I have never had the dry problem. I use 3 VERY ripe, almost totally black banannas, the moisture and squishyness seem to help the bread stay moist. I usually have to wrap this lightly because its so moist if I put it in a bag it rots too fast.
  4. kimkej
    This had a good flavor but was a bit dry for me. I like the really moist banana breads. Good with a bit of butter or cream cheese on it. For a "fat free" recipe, it was really quite tasty!


I live in a small town in western colorado and I love to cook. I have 2 children, one is grown and out of the house, the other is in High School. I love reading, birdwatching, growing pretty flowers, Pearl Jam and Colorado Rockies Baseball.
View Full Profile

Find More Recipes