Grandma's Homemade Banana Bread


Grandma's banana bread recipe is a number one family favorite! It's been handed down from generation to generation. You can get creative by adding nuts, raisins, or anything else that you want to throw in the batter.

close up view of a Homemade Banana Bread
Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
1 hrs
Total Time:
1 hrs 10 mins
1 8x4-inch loaf


  • 1 ½ cups white sugar

  • ½ cup butter, softened

  • 3 bananas, mashed

  • 2 large eggs

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour

  • cup sour milk

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

  • ½ teaspoon baking soda

  • ¼ teaspoon salt


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Lightly grease an 8x4-inch loaf pan.

  2. Combine sugar, butter, bananas, and eggs in a large mixing bowl. Add in flour, milk, vanilla, baking soda, and salt; beat well. Pour batter into the prepared pan.

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

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

226 Calories
7g Fat
39g Carbs
3g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 15
Calories 226
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 7g 9%
Saturated Fat 4g 21%
Cholesterol 42mg 14%
Sodium 136mg 6%
Total Carbohydrate 39g 14%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Total Sugars 23g
Protein 3g
Vitamin C 2mg 11%
Calcium 16mg 1%
Iron 1mg 6%
Potassium 122mg 3%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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