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Easy Banana Bread Recipe

Course: Breakfast, Dessert, Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: banana bread, banana bread recipe, easy banana bread recipe
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour
Cool: 20 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour 30 minutes
Servings: 8
Calories: 324kcal
This Easy Banana Bread Recipe is our go-to recipe for quick and easy banana bread! Wonderfully moist with a lovely banana flavor, this easy quick bread is the perfect excuse for baking and using up ripe bananas!
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  • 2 cups all purpose flour spooned and leveled
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 ½ cups mashed bananas 3 to 4 ripe bananas, mashed
  • ½ cup granulated sugar
  • ¼ cup brown sugar
  • 2 large eggs room temperature
  • 6 tablespoons unsalted butter melted and cooled
  • cup sour cream or plain Greek yogurt
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract


  • Preheat the oven to 350°F.
  • Spray an 8½ x 4½ inch loaf pan with nonstick cooking spray or grease and flour the bottom and sides. Set aside.
  • In a medium bowl, whisk together the all purpose flour, baking soda and salt.
  • Mash bananas in a separate large bowl using a potato masher, fork, or a mixer. Whisk in granulated sugar, brown sugar, eggs, melted and cooled butter, sour cream and vanilla extract.
  • Add flour mixture to wet ingredients and stir in gently to combine. Spread evenly in prepared loaf pan.
  • Bake the bread for 50 to 60 minutes or until an inserted toothpick comes out clean or with a few moist crumbs. If you notice the bread starting to get too brown on top, simply tent with foil.
  • Let the bread cool on a cooling rack in the loaf pan for 15 minutes.Carefully remove banana bread and place directly on the cooling rack to finish cooling.


Calories: 324kcal | Carbohydrates: 50g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 68mg | Sodium: 310mg | Potassium: 176mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 23g | Vitamin A: 399IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 31mg | Iron: 2mg