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Banana Walnut Bread

Updated: May 27

"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!"

Banana Walnut Bread

Servings: 12

Prep Time: 10 Minutes

Cook Time: 50 Minutes


  • 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


Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

Lightly grease a 9×5 inch loaf pan.

In a large bowl, combine flour, baking soda, cinnamon and salt.

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

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

Stir in apple sauce, mix well.

Add in chopped nuts.

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

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

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

"Slice and serve with softened butter, jams and or cream cheese."
"Pan sear for a crispy griddle texture, spread with Monkey Butter spread and drizzle with maple syrup for a super banana-ery breakfast treat!"
"Wrap in a pretty cellophane bag, tied with ribbon, makes a great hostess gift!"

CWT is not a certified dietician or nutritionist. Any nutritional information shared on this site is an estimate counted through measurements and package nutritional information used in each recipe. If calorie, macro counting and other nutritional values are important to you, I recommend running the ingredients through your choice of nutritional calculator you prefer. Calories can vary depending on national brands used per recipe.

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