Best Banana Bread Recipe

This is simply the best banana bread recipe; we keep coming back to it. This easy banana bread is moist and offers huge banana flavor without distractions.



Light Brown Sugar

White Sugar


Overly Ripe Bananas

Vanilla Extract

All Purpose Flour

Baking Soda

Table Salt


Cream together the butter and both sugars in a stand mixer. Add eggs and beat on medium low until combined.

Add Bananas

Mash the bananas and add vanilla extract.  Add to the stand mixer & mix until incorporated.

Add to Loaf Pan

In a separate bowl, stir together flour, baking soda, and salt until combined. Add flour mixture to bowl with banana mixture then transfer to loaf pan.

Slice & Serve

Bake for 1 hour. Let finished loaf cool in pan at room temperature overnight or at least lukewarm. Slice & serve.

Top Tips

Add cinnamon & nutmeg if you want to amp up the flavors. If you prefer sweeter bread, use 1/2 cup granulated sugar. Tastes delicious warmed up in oven or toaster.

Banana Bread Variations

One-Bowl Healthy Banana Bread With Chocolate Chips

Strawberry Banana Bread

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