100+ Banana Bread Recipes

When life gives you bananas, it’s time to make banana bread. Bake bananas into sweet loaves of goodness, with nuts, chocolate, or plain and delicious.

Staff Picks

Almost No Fat Banana Bread

Rating: 4.42 stars
This bread is surprising moist and has a wonderful flavor. For a little variation, you can add nuts or raisins.

Chocolate Fudge Banana Bread

Rating: 4.63 stars
Ooey, gooey, fudgy banana bread. Moist and dense...oh so delish.

Creamy Banana Bread

Rating: 4.67 stars
I have been using this recipe for a few years now, and it remains my family's favorite for banana bread! The combination of bananas and cream cheese make this a very moist bread.

Banana Peanut Butter Bread

Rating: 4.16 stars
Quick, easy and very yummy too. Good for breakfast or snacking.

Banana Crumb Muffins

Rating: 4.81 stars
The crumb topping is what makes these banana muffins stand apart from the ordinary. They're scrumptious!

Emily's Banana-Nut Mini Loaves with Chocolate Chips

Rating: 4.88 stars
Mini loaves of banana bread with walnuts and chocolate chips.

Extreme Banana Nut Bread 'EBNB'

Rating: 4.69 stars
This is my mom's dense, excellent, and definitely unhealthy banana nut bread recipe. It's always completely gone in minutes. This is great at parties, but hazardous at home. HEALTH WARNINGS: EBNB may be habit forming. A very flexible recipe that will accommodate changes based on what you have on hand. Use any type of fat in place of the butter, such as shortening or oil. It works with either brown or white sugar too.

Banana Bread - Quick Bread for Machines

Rating: 4.12 stars
A quick banana bread for the bread machine. Use the DOUGH setting for mixing, then BAKE with the control set to light.

Einkorn Banana Bread

Rating: 5 stars
Pack more minerals and protein into your banana bread by using einkorn flour. Einkorn flour is just as versatile as regular all-purpose flour, and it can be substituted cup-for-cup. You will be amazed with the flavor.

Banana Banana Bread

Rating: 4.59 stars
Why compromise the banana flavor? This banana bread is moist and delicious with loads of banana flavor! Friends and family love my recipe and say it's by far the best! It's wonderful toasted!! Enjoy!

Banana Oatmeal Bread

Rating: 4.71 stars
This is an old family recipe, and it is very moist!

Banana Coconut Loaf

Rating: 4.63 stars
A very attractive loaf, and a flavor to match.

Inspiration and Ideas

Whole Grain Banana Muffins

Rating: Unrated
"This is the perfect morning breakfast for us!" -- Marianne

Our 26 Best Banana Breads

Don't toss those ripe bananas! In fact, the darker they are, the sweeter they are. 

Banana Bran Muffins

Rating: 4.71 stars

Banana nut muffins are a classic. A good way to use overripe bananas. This is a family favorite!