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Simple Healthy Banana Bread Recipe

Are you an avid banana lover? Well, then you’d simply fall in love with this simple healthy banana bread recipe! It’s mouth-watering taste and ecstatic aroma will make you crave for more
Prep Time 30 mins
Cook Time 1 hr
Total Time 1 hr 30 mins
Course Breakfast
Cuisine International
Servings 4 people
Calories 248 kcal


  • 9×5 loaf pan
  • Large Bowl
  • Whisk or fork (if making by hand) or an electric mixer.
  • Spatula
  • Oven


  • 2 – 3 pieces of ripe bananas
  • 1/3 cup melted butter
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • Pinch of salt
  • Sugar (as per taste)
  • 1 large battered egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 cups of all-purpose flour
  • Chopped walnuts


  • Preheat your oven to 350-degree Fahrenheit. Then, take a 9x5 loaf pan with nonstick cooking spray
  • In a mixing bowl, mix flour, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, and salt
  • In the bowl of a stand mixer having a paddle attachment, or in a large mixing bowl, add butter, granulated sugar, and mix the contents for about 4 - 5 minutes. You can try using an electric mixer for this purpose.
  • Keep stirring the mixture until it turns light and fluffy
  • Going forward, mix the eggs and add vanilla. Next, pour the mashed bananas.
  • Now, add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients and mix it thoroughly (make sure not to overmix the batter). Then, add the chopped walnuts.
  • In the next step, pour the batter into the loaf pan and spread it
  • Next, bake the mixture for about 55-65 minutes. You can try tenting with aluminium foil to prevent excess browning
  • Take it out from the oven and allow it to cool for 20 minutes
  • Tightly wrap the loaf or slices in plastic wrap or aluminium foil
  • Place the wrapped banana bread in the freezer, and cool it for a few hours
  • Unwrap the bread and serve it cool
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