Banana Loaf Bread

Banana Loaf Bread

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Another banana load bread recipe! This time nothing more than just the bananas and the bread! Not only is it great for breakfast but doubles as a dessert too!

Banana Loaf Bread

Course: Ordinary Recipes Made Gourmet


  • Parchment or wax paper

  • 2 c. flour

  • 1 c. sugar

  • 2 tsp. baking powder

  • 1 tsp. ground cinnamon

  • 1/4 tsp. each ground nutmeg and salt

  • 3 medium (1 cup) ripe bananas, mashed; save some extra slices to top the load when done

  • 2 eggs

  • 1/3 c. oil

  • 1/4 c. milk

  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract


  • Preheat oven to 350°F. Line a 9 x 5-inch loaf pan with parchment paper or wax paper extending paper up sides of pan; set aside.
  • Combine flour, sugar, baking powder, cinnamon, nutmeg and salt on a sheet of parchment or wax paper; set aside. 
  • In a large bowl, combine bananas, eggs, oil, milk and vanilla extract. 
  • Add dry ingredients to banana mixture; stir just until moistened. Pour into parchment lined-pan.
  • Bake 50 to 60 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 10 minutes in pan. 
  • Use edges of parchment to lift bread from pan onto a wire rack. Pull back edges of parchment. Cool completely. Makes 12 servings.
  • Slice some bananas to top the bread if you like.
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Kim McDougal

Kim is the founder and creator of Growing Up in Grace. By day, she's the Director of Interactive Communications for the Hispanic chamber located in Jax, FL. Kim also owns "Kim's Studio Art" where she creates and sells Wall Art Printables and "Kim's Handcrafted Cards" on eBay where she creates and sells handmade greeting cards.