Our Favorite Banana Bread

by | Oct 20, 2021 | 6 comments

Banana Bread

Difficulty: Medium


Prep time


Cooking time




  • 1/2 cup butter

  • 1 cup sugar

  • 2 eggs

  • 2 cups sifted flour

  • 1 teaspoon salt

  • 1 teaspoon baking soda

  • 3 large bananas

  • 1 cup chopped nuts (optional)

  • 1 tablespoon melted butter

  • Cinnamon/sugar mix


  • Place softened butter and sugar into large mixing bowl. Mix, using hand mixer or stand mixer on medium speed 1-2 minutes, or until butter mixture is pale yellow, light and fluffy.
  • Beat in eggs, one at a time.
  • Mix in remaining dry ingredients.
  • Beat in bananas.
  • Add nuts (optional).
  • Pour mixture into a greased and floured 9x5x3 loaf pan.
  • Bake at 350° for 50-60 minutes.
  • While bread is still warm, brush with melted butter and sprinkle with cinnamon and sugar.


  • We double (and sometimes triple!) this recipe and make it in large pans to cut and serve like cake! Everyone loves it!

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  1. Sandy Goldwasser

    Looks delicious!! Definitely going to try this recipe! You all are awesome!

  2. Becky

    Looks delicious! Thanks for sharing 🙂

    • LaDonna Gaither

      Looks so yummy!! I am so making this!!

  3. Gail

    This recipe looks delicious!! I am definitely going to try it!

  4. Kate

    May i ask if you are using all purpose flour in the recipe? Thank you!

    • Duggar Family

      Yes, all-purpose flour!


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