5 from 1 vote
The Very Best Banana Bread Recipe
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
1 hr
Total Time
1 hr 10 mins
 
This classic recipe is the best way to use up overripe bananas, the BEST Banana Bread recipe ever to come out of your oven.
Course: Baking
Cuisine: American
Keyword: banana bread
Servings: 10 servings
Calories: 262 kcal
Author: The Suburban Soapbox
Ingredients
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/4 cup butter softened
  • 1 2/3 cups mashed ripe banana about 3 bananas
  • 1/4 cup 2% milk
  • 1/4 cup plain fat free Greek yogurt I used Chobani
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 cups all purpose flour I used King Arthur
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. In the bowl of an electric mixer, combine the sugar and butter beating at medium speed until fluffy. On low-speed, add the banana, milk, greek yogurt and eggs mixing until combined.
  3. In a small bowl, whisk together the flour, baking soda and salt. Keeping the mixer on low-speed and slowly add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients. Beat just until blended. 
  4. Pour the batter into a 9×5 inch metal loaf pan coated with cooking spray and bake at 350 degrees for 1 hour or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean. Cool in pan for 10 minutes on a wire rack.  Remove from pan and cool on rack.
Recipe Notes

Banana Bread can be made up to 3 days in advance and stored in an airtight container at room temperature.

To freeze: Wrap tightly in plastic wrap and then wrap again with foil. Freeze for up to 3 months. Thaw completely before serving.

Nutrition Facts
The Very Best Banana Bread Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 262 Calories from Fat 54
% Daily Value*
Fat 6g9%
Saturated Fat 3g19%
Cholesterol 45mg15%
Sodium 284mg12%
Potassium 181mg5%
Carbohydrates 48g16%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 25g28%
Protein 4g8%
Vitamin A 220IU4%
Vitamin C 3.3mg4%
Calcium 26mg3%
Iron 1.4mg8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.