Our Best Banana Bread Recipes

These delicious recipes featuring fruit, nuts, chocolate, and peanut butter, make classic banana bread even more irresistible.


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Banana Bread with Walnuts

    This banana bread recipe from the Pink Plaid edition of the Better Homes and Gardens New Cook Book is moist and delicious.

Makes: 16 servings
Serving size: 1 loaf
Prep   25 mins 
Stand  overnight
Bake   55 mins  350°F 
2/8
Two-Tone Banana Bread

    Chocolate-banana bread served with a creamy chocolate-hazelnut spread makes an irresistible brunch dessert or anytime snack.

Makes: 16 servings
Prep   25 mins 
Cool   10 mins 
Bake   55 mins  to 1 hr  350°F 
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Chocolate-Cherry Banana Bread

    With luscious chocolate pieces and tangy maraschino cherries, this banana bread recipe doubles as a delicious dessert.

Makes: 16 servings
Serving size: 1 loaf (16 slices)
Bake   35 mins  to  40 mins  350°F 
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Apple Butter-Banana Bread

    Ripe bananas and apple butter give this banana bread a sweet, round flavor and a moistness that can't be beat.

Makes: 16 servings
Serving size: 1 loaf (16 servings)
Prep   25 mins 
Bake   45 mins  350°F 
Cool  1 hr 10 mins 
5/8
Island-Style Banana Bread

    Coconut gives this delicious banana bread a touch of tropical flair.

Makes: 20 servings
Serving size: 2 loaves (20 slices)
Prep   30 mins 
Bake   50 mins  350°F 
Stand   10 mins 
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Banana Bread

    A crunchy streusel-nut topping jazzes up this classic banana bread recipe.

Makes: 16 servings
Serving size: 1 loaf (16 slices)
Prep   25 mins 
Bake   55 mins  350°F 
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Cranberry-Banana Bread with Orange Butter

    Cranberries and orange-flavored butter add a new dimension to old-fashioned banana bread.

Makes: 18 servings
Serving size: 1 loaf
Prep   15 mins 
Bake   50 mins  350°F 
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