Banana Walnut Bread


‚ÄčBanana Walnut Bread

Better than Mom's! Yup... I said it! This one is better than Mom's! You will just have to try this delicious, bring you back to your childhood, hide in the closet and eat the whole loaf yourself goodness!

Course Breakfast, Dessert, Snack
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 50 minutes
Total Time 1 hour


  • 2 cups All-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon Baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon Salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon Cinnamon
  • 1 Tablespoon Vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon Banana extract Optional
  • 1/2 cup Butter Softened
  • 3/4 cup Brown sugar Packed
  • 2 Eggs Beaten
  • 3 Medium-Large Mashed overripe bananas
  • 4 oz Apple sauce
  • 1/2-1 cup Walnuts or pecans Chopped, optional


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Lightly grease a 9x5 inch loaf pan.
  3. In a large bowl, combine flour, baking soda, cinnamon and salt.

  4. In a separate bowl, cream together butter and brown sugar. Stir in eggs and mashed bananas until well blended.

  5. Stir banana mixture into flour mixture; stir just to moisten.

  6. Stir in apple sauce, mix well.

  7. Add in chopped nuts.

  8. Pour batter into prepared loaf pan. Sprinkle top with chunky sugar sprinkles and chopped nuts (optional) but makes it taste that much better ūüėČ

  9. Bake in preheated oven for 50-60 minutes, until a toothpick inserted into center of the loaf comes out clean.

  10. Let bread cool in pan for 10 minutes, then turn out onto a wire rack.

Recipe Notes

Slice and serve with softened butter, jams and or cream cheese.

For an even more banana flavor spread with our Monkey Butter spread for a super banana-ery treat!