simple banana bread recipe
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5 from 3 votes

My Mom’s Banana Bread

This is my mom's fabulous banana bread recipe that I have loved since I was a little girl. It's perfect to enjoy for breakfast, as a snack or as dessert.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time45 mins
Total Time55 mins
Course: Breakfast, Dessert, Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Baking, Banana Bread, Bread, Comfort Food, Ripe Bananas, Sweet Bread
Category: Breads
Cooking Method: Bake
Difficulty: Super Easy
Servings: 20 slices
Calories: 273kcal
Author: Valerie Cooper


  • 2 ½ cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 sticks salted butter melted
  • 2 cups granulated sugar
  • 4 eggs
  • 5 bananas over ripened
  • 2 tsps baking powder

a few Optional Additions

  • ½ cup walnuts
  • ½ cup milk chocolate chips
  • ½ cup blueberries


  • Preheat oven to 375° F.
  • Mash the bananas in a bowl.
  • Whisk the eggs in a separate bowl.
  • Mix in the butter, sugar, and eggs with the mashed bananas.
  • Gradually mix in the flour and baking powder.
  • Spoon the mixture into two greased loaf pans or one 9 x 13 pan.
  • Bake on the middle rack for approximately 45-55 min.


Serving: 1slice | Calories: 273kcal | Carbohydrates: 39g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 57mg | Sodium: 94mg | Potassium: 190mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 23g | Vitamin A: 350IU | Vitamin C: 2.6mg | Calcium: 32mg | Iron: 1.1mg