Apple Butter-Banana Bread


Instead of serving apple butter on the bread, we put it inside to make this moist delicious quick bread.

Apple Butter Banana Bread
Photo: Scott Little
Prep Time:
25 mins
Bake Time:
45 mins
Cool Time:
1 hrs 10 mins
Chill Time:
1 day
Total Time:
1 day 2 hrs 20 mins
1 loaf (16 servings)


  • 1 ½ cup all-purpose flour

  • 1 ½ teaspoon baking powder

  • ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon

  • ¼ teaspoon baking soda

  • ¼ teaspoon salt

  • teaspoon ground nutmeg

  • 2 slightly beaten eggs

  • ¾ cup sugar

  • ½ cup mashed ripe banana (2 small)

  • ½ cup apple butter

  • ¼ cup canola or cooking oil


  1. Grease and flour the bottom and 1/2 inch up the sides of a 9x5x3-inch loaf pan; set aside. In a large bowl combine flour, baking powder, cinnamon, baking soda, salt, and nutmeg. Make a well in center of the flour mixture; set aside.

  2. In a medium bowl combine eggs, sugar, banana, apple butter, and oil. Add egg mixture all at once to flour mixture. Stir just until moistened (batter should be lumpy). Spoon batter into prepared pan.

  3. Bake in a 350 degree oven about 45 minutes or until a wooden toothpick inserted near center comes out clean. Cool in pan on a wire rack for 10 minutes. Remove from pan. Cool completely on a wire rack. Wrap and store overnight before slicing. Makes 1 loaf (16 servings).

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

168 Calories
4g Fat
31g Carbs
2g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 16
Calories 168
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 4g 5%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Cholesterol 27mg 9%
Sodium 103mg 4%
Total Carbohydrate 31g 11%
Protein 2g
Vitamin C 0.6mg 3%
Calcium 20.2mg 2%
Iron 0.9mg 5%

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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