Moist Banana Bread Recipe With Walnuts Is a Slice of Old-Fashioned Goodness by 30Seconds Food

Moist Banana Bread Recipe With Walnuts Is a Slice of Old-Fashioned Goodness

What's the secret to the very best banana bread? Overripe bananas. Seriously! The bananas cannot be just kind of ripe. They must be just perfectly overripe. This moist banana bread recipe with walnuts is loaded with overripe bananas and is a slice of old-fashioned goodness.

If you're like us, you just can't get enough banana bread in your life. And if you're like us, you overlook those bananas sitting on your counter until they get overripe. We get it. Banana bread is delicious, easy to make and the perfect dessert or anytime snack.

This moist banana bread recipe is full of healthy walnuts and is delicious for breakfast or as part of an elegant brunch. To make this old-fashioned banana bread recipe you will need butter, sugar, overripe bananas, eggs, vanilla extract, flour, baking soda, a pinch of salt and chopped walnuts. 

You could add a sprinkle of cinnamon or some chocolate chips into the batter for even more flavor. Make two loaves and give one to your neighbors, friends or family!

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Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour
Total Time: 1 hour and 10 minutes
Servings: 12 (1 loaf)


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Recipe Notes

  • For the moistest bread, do not over-mix the batter.
  • Feel free to swap out the walnuts or leave them out altogether.
  • You can add a sprinkle of cinnamon or some chocolate chips into the batter to give it an extra boost of flavor.
  • Double this recipe if you'd like to make two loaves.
  • Store any leftover bread in an airtight container in the refrigerator.

Here's how to make it: 

  1. Cream the butter and sugar together with an electric mixer
  2. Add the mashed bananas, eggs and vanilla. Blend well. 
  3. In a bowl, whisk together the flour, baking soda and salt. Add it to the wet ingredients. 
  4. Fold in the walnuts. 
  5. Pour the batter into a greased and floured 9x5-inch loaf pan. Bake in a preheated 350-degree F oven for about 1 hour or until a toothpick comes out clean. 

Nutrition Facts Per Serving

Calories: 258

Total Fat: 14.4g

Saturated Fat: 5.7g

Cholesterol: 82mg

Total Carbohydrate: 23.5g

Dietary Fiber: 1.6g

Total Sugars: 10.6g

Protein: 5.7g

Vitamin D: 6mcg

Calcium: 20mg

Iron: 1mg

Potassium: 183mg

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Elisa Schmitz
I definitely am "guilty" of letting bananas get overripe on my counter. Any excuse to make banana bread, haha, and this recipe looks SO good!
I always put walnuts in my banana bread, so good...
Elisa Schmitz
Hope you enjoy this delicious recipe, Kris Brady !

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