The Best Banana Nut Bread Recipe
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Banana Nut Bread

Learn how to make the perfect sweet and moist banana nut bread.
Course Baked Goods
Cuisine American
Keyword bread
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour 15 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 25 minutes
Servings 12
Calories 251kcal
Author Maike

Ingredients

WET INGREDIENTS

DRY INGREDIENTS

  • 1 ¾ cup flour
  • ½ cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ cup pecans chopped

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 350° Fahrenheit and pregrease a loaf pan.
  • Cut bananas into 1-inch pieces.
  • Combine bananas, wet ingredients, and sugar in a large bowl. Use a stand mixer with the paddle attachment and beat on low speed.
  • Keep the mixer on low speed and spoon in the flour and baking soda. Add the chopped pecans.
  • Pour the dough into a pre-greased loaf pan.
  • Bake in the oven for 1 hour and 15 minutes. Insert a toothpick into banana bread to ensure it's fully baked. If it comes out clean, take the bread out of the oven. Put on a cooling rack and allow to cool to room temperature.

Notes

I made this banana nut recipe with pecans, because I was out of walnuts.
Most of the time I use chopped walnuts for this recipe (for no other reason than my husband likes them better). But you can easily swap pecans for walnuts without compromising texture or taste. 
*You don't need to own stand mixer for this recipe. 

Nutrition

Calories: 251kcal | Carbohydrates: 29g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 30mg | Sodium: 38mg | Potassium: 184mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 12g | Vitamin A: 93IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 54mg | Iron: 1mg