Easy Banana Bread Recipes 

There are many easy banana bread recipes. The following are easy recipes to make and delicious. Of course the bananas contribute to the moistness of these breads but also the buttermilk and sour cream will also help with moistness and flavor. When you bake these recipes experiment with different type of nuts like black walnuts which adds a  lot of flavor. Also you might want to try some with raisins or cranberries for another flavor.

Pictured Below: Bananas with the perfect degree of ripeness to make banana bread


This easy banana bread recipe is delicious with the chopped nuts.

  • 2 Cups sifted flour
  • 1 Teaspoon soda
  • ¼ Teaspoon salt
  • ½ Cup soft butter
  • 1 Cup sugar
  • 2 Eggs
  • 1 Teaspoon vanilla
  • 4 Mashed ripe bananas
  • 1 Cup chopped nuts

Preheat oven at 350F degrees.

Measure and sift flour, soda and salt. Cream butter and sugar together; Add eggs and vanilla and blend well. Stir in mashed bananas. Fold in the dry ingredients and nuts. Dump into a well greased loaf pan.

Bake for 55 minutes or until pick comes out clean.


  • 2 Cups flour
  • 1 Tablespoon baking powder
  • ½ Teaspoon salt
  • ½ Teaspoon nutmeg
  • 8 Tablespoons unsalted softened butter
  • ½ Cup sugar
  • 1 Egg
  • 2 Large ripe mashed bananas
  • 1 Teaspoon vanilla
  • 2/3 Cup seedless raisins
  • ¼ Cup chopped pecans

Preheat oven to 350F degrees; butter an 8 ½ X 4 ½ inch loaf pan.
Combine flour, baking powder, salt and nutmeg; set aside.
Cream butter, sugar and egg; cream in vanilla and mashed bananas.
Blend in dry ingredients, raisins and pecans
Pour batter into prepared pan; bake about 1 hour or until pick comes out clean.


Sour Cream Banana Bread

This sour cream is a favorite of the easy banana bread recipes. It is popular for its moistness and rich texture which comes from using sour cream.

  • ½ Cup softened butter
  • 1 Cup sugar
  • 2 Eggs
  • 1 Cup mashed bananas
  • ½ Teaspoon vanilla
  • ½ Cup sour cream
  • 2 Cups sifted flour
  • 1 Teaspoon baking powder
  • ¼ Teaspoon salt
  • 1 Teaspoon baking soda

Preheat oven to 350F degrees.

Grease heavily 1 bread loaf pans.

Cream together butter and sugar; beat in eggs one at a time.

Mix in bananas, vanilla and sour cream.

Sift together flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt.

Combine flour mixture with creamed mixture stirring only until moist.

Spoon batter into greased loaf pan.

Sprinkle topping over batter.

Bake for 60 to 75 minutes until pick comes out clean.

This bread is great to make ahead and put in freezer.


  • 1/4 Cup chopped nuts
  • 1/4 Cup sugar
  • 1/4 Teaspoon cinnamon

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