Banana Bread

This delicious banana bread recipe is moist and full of banana flavor!



Adjust Servings


1CupGranulated Sugar
1stickunsalted butter, room temperature (8 tablespoons)
2eachlarge local eggs
3eachvery ripe local bananas
1⁄2Teaspoonvanilla extract
1TablespoonGran Marnier or triple sec (optional)
1TeaspoonGround Cinnamon
2Cupall-purpose flour
1TeaspoonBaking Powder
1Teaspoonbaking soda
1⁄2Cupchopped walnuts


  1. Preheat the oven to 325 degrees F.
  2. Butter a 9 x 5 x 3 inch loaf pan.
  3. Cream the sugar and butter in a large mixing bowl until light and fluffy.
  4. Add the eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition.
  5. In a small bowl, mash the bananas with a fork.
  6. Mix in the vanilla, Gran Marnier and cinnamon.
  7. In another bowl, mix together the flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt and walnuts.
  8. Add the banana mixture to the creamed mixture and stir until combined.
  9. Add dry ingredients, mixing just until flour disappears.
  10. Pour batter into prepared pan and bake 1 hour to 1 hour 10 minutes, until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
  11. Set aside to cool on a rack for 15 minutes.
  12. Remove bread from pan, invert onto rack and cool completely before slicing.


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