Blueberry Banana Loaf

"This is an excellent recipe for banana blueberry loaf! Be sure to mash the bananas with a fork, don't puree them, this gives for a better texture to the loaf. This recipe makes two loaves, I have even made these in mini loaf pans also. These loaves freeze wonderful, and are even taste better the following day! I have used cranberries in place of the blueberries --- I have recently reduced the ingredient amounts to this recipe to yield one loaf instead of two, you may omit the cinnamon if desired."
 
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Blueberry Banana Loaf created by Breeze144
Ready In:
1hr 10mins
Ingredients:
12
Serves:
12
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ingredients

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directions

  • Set oven to 350 degrees.
  • Set oven rack to second-lowest position.
  • Grease a 9x5-inch loaf pan.
  • In a bowl combine the flour with the next 4 dry ingredients.
  • In a bowl, cream the butter with sugar and vanilla until fluffy (about 4-5 minutes until no sugar granules remain, this is important!).
  • Add in eggs, and beat well (about 2-3 minutes).
  • Mix in the mashed banana until combined, then using a wooden spoon mix in the flour mixture just until combined.
  • Fold in the blueberries.
  • Transfer to prepared baking pan.
  • Bake for about 1 hour or until a toothpick inserted in the middle comes out clean.

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  1. fenfishy
    This recipe was amazing. Very moist. What i did was reduced the flour the 1 3/4 cups and added half a cup of oatmeal. I also added an extra banana and it made all the difference! I would make this recipe again any day!
     
  2. KELLYANDPANCH
    This recipe was terrible! i'm a advanced baker and this was by far the worst banana blueberry cakes i have ever baked! It took for ever to make and came out very heavy and did not rise well at all, i even tried them in 12 large size muffin pans... way to heavy of a loaf pan recipe. waste of time!!!!
     
  3. Mrs. Lumpy
    This was yummy!! I don't have 2 loaf pans, so I made one loaf and 24 mini muffins (baked 24 min)! They came out so cute! I noticed, however, that it took about 10 extra min for my loaf to bake than the time indicated. I was afraid the top would burn before the center was set, but all turned out well! I will be sure to keep this recipe bookmarked for the next time I run across a sale on fresh blueberries!
     
  4. Heather3271
    I have to agree with my fellow reviewers: this is a keeper for sure! I made a double batch and got 24 regular-sized muffins (bake time 20-25 mins) plus 2 loaves. My kids had friends over, and they decimated the muffins in the blink of an eye! I substituted unsweetened applesauce for half the butter to cut the fat, and I had to increase the flour slightly to compensate for the increase in liquid. I doubled the blueberries but kept the banana amount the same because I had only 6. Next time, I will double the banana as well. Everyone agrees that this is a scrumptious recipe and can't wait to have the loaves tomorrow for Easter breakfast. Thanks for another great recipe, Kittencal!
     
  5. Heather3271
    I have to agree with my fellow reviewers: this is a keeper for sure! I made a double batch and got 24 regular-sized muffins (bake time 20-25 mins) plus 2 loaves. My kids had friends over, and they decimated the muffins in the blink of an eye! I substituted unsweetened applesauce for half the butter to cut the fat, and I had to increase the flour slightly to compensate for the increase in liquid. I doubled the blueberries but kept the banana amount the same because I had only 6. Next time, I will double the banana as well. Everyone agrees that this is a scrumptious recipe and can't wait to have the loaves tomorrow for Easter breakfast. Thanks for another great recipe, Kittencal!
     

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