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Banana Bread
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Banana Bread

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time1 hr
Total Time1 hr 10 mins
Servings: 8
Author: Darcey Olson


  • 3/4 cup Granulated Sugar
  • 8 oz Salted Butter Room Temperature
  • 2 Large Eggs
  • 4 Ripe Bananas Medium
  • 1 tbsp Milk
  • 1 tsp Ground Cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp Nutmeg
  • 1 tsp Vanilla
  • 2 cup Bread or All Purpose Flour
  • 1 tsp Baking Powder
  • 1 tsp Baking Soda
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 1/2 cup Chopped Walnuts Optional
  • 2 tbsp Brown Sugar Optional


  • Preheat the oven to 325.
  • Grease a loaf pan and set aside.
  • Add the sugar and butter to a large mixing bowl and cream until fluffy.
  • Add 1 egg to the mix and beat until combined. Repeat with the 2nd egg.
  • In a seperate bowl, mash the bananas. Add the milk, cinnamon, nutmeg and vanilla and mix.
  • In another bowl add the flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt and mix to combine.
  • Add the banana mixture to the sugar/butter mixture and stir until combined. Add the dry ingredients, and mix until flour is combined (don't over mix!).
  • Fold in the walnuts.
  • Pour the mix into the greased loaf pan.
  • OPTIONAL: Sprinkle brown sugar on the top to add a little crunch.
  • Bake for 60 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean when inserted into the middle of the bread.
  • Cool for 10 minutes and remove from loaf pan.
  • Top with butter or honey and enjoy!