Homemade Banana Nut Bread

This is a wonderfully moist and easy banana nut bread recipe that will become your family favorite! Made with overripe bananas, sour cream to make it moist, a hint of cinnamon, and chock full of toasted walnuts

- Boston Girl Bakes

key ingredient



– all purpose flour – baking soda – salt – ground cinnamon – granulated white sugar – vegetable oil – large eggs – very ripe bananas – sour cream – vanilla extract

Banana Nut Bread Recipe


12 Servings


Breakfast, Dessert

total time

1 Hour  20 Minutes

prep time

15 Minutes

1. Preheat and prepare pan. Preheat oven to 350oF (177°C). Spray a 9×5” loaf pan with non-stick cooking spray or grease with butter and set aside.

Preheat and Prepare the Pan

2. Mash bananas. In a small mixing bowl, mash bananas with a fork. Set aside.


3.Combine dry ingredients. In a mixing bowl, whisk together flour, baking soda, salt, and cinnamon.

Combine the Dry Ingreiants

4. Combine wet ingredients. In the same mixing bowl with the bananas, whisk in the sugar, oil, eggs, vanilla extract and sour cream. Whisk to combine.

Combine the Wet Ingredinets

5. Combine wet and dry ingredients. Add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients and mix together with a spatula until just combined. Fold in walnuts.

Combine Wet and Dry Ingredients

6. Bake. Pour batter into prepared loaf pan and bake for 60-65 minutes until a toothpick inserted in the center of the bread comes out clean. Remove from the oven and allow the bread to cool completely in the pan set on a wire cooling rack. Store the bread, and any leftovers, covered at room temperature for 2 days, or in the refrigerator for up to 1 week.


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