Banana Nut Bread

Banana Nut Bread Recipe

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Anna Vandenhazel


This is the best banana nut recipe I've ever found. It came out of the "My Great Recipes" monthly recipe collection in the 80's.


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1 loaf
10 Min
1 Hr 5 Min


  • 3
    very ripe bananas
  • 2
  • 1/2 c
    butter or margarine
  • 1-1/2 Tbsp
    buttermilk or sour cream
  • 1 tsp
    fresh lemon juice
  • 1 c
  • 2 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1-1/2 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1 c
    chopped walnuts or pecans

How to Make Banana Nut Bread


  1. Place bananas, eggs, butter, buttermilk OR sour cream, lemon juice, and sugar into a blender or food processor. Whirl until smooth.
  2. Mix together flour, baking powder, and baking soda.
  3. Pour banana mixture over flour mixture and stir just until flour is moistened. Stir in the nuts.
  4. Turn into greased 9-1/2"x4-1/2" brad loaf pan, OR into two 3-1/2"x7-1/2" nut bread pans.
  5. Bake at 350 degrees for 55-65 minutes or until bread tests done when a skewer is inserted in the center.
  6. Allow to cool 5 minutes in pan, then turn out onto wire rack.

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About Banana Nut Bread

Course/Dish: Sweet Breads
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American
Hashtags: #bananas, #bread

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