Recipes and Cooking Slow Cooker Banana Bread 3.1 (14) Add your rating & review No need to preheat your oven--this banana bread recipe is made in your slow cooker! Make it plain, or choose from chai-spiced, pecan-bourbon, and chocolate-walnut flavors. By BHG Test Kitchen BHG Test Kitchen The Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen has been in continuous operation for nearly 100 years, developing and testing practical, reliable recipes that readers can enjoy at home. The Test Kitchen team includes culinary specialists, food stylists, registered and licensed nutritionists, and other experts with Bachelor of Science degrees in food science, food and nutrition, or culinary arts. Together, the team tests more than 2,500 recipes, produces more than 2,500 food images, and creates more than 1,000 food videos each year in the state-of-the-art test kitchen. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Published on October 20, 2017 Print Rate It Share Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Jason Donnelly Prep Time: 15 mins Slow Cook Time: 2 hrs Total Time: 2 hrs 15 mins Servings: 12 Yield: 1 loaf (12 slices) Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients Nonstick cooking spray 1 ⅔ cup all-purpose flour 1 ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon 1 teaspoon baking soda ½ teaspoon salt 2 eggs, lightly beaten 1 cup sugar ¾ cup mashed bananas ½ cup vegetable oil Directions Line a 4-qt. oval slow cooker with parchment paper, then foil. Coat foil with cooking spray. In a large bowl stir together flour, cinnamon, baking soda, and salt. In a medium bowl combine remaining ingredients. Add egg mixture all at once to flour mixture; stir just until combined. Spoon batter into prepared cooker (cooker will only be about one-fourth full). Cover and cook on high 2 to 2 1/4 hours or until a skewer comes out nearly clean (center may dip slightly). (When removing lid, carefully lift so condensation from lid does not drip onto bread.) Using parchment paper, lift out bread. Cool on a wire rack before removing paper and foil. Chocolate-Walnut Banana Bread Prepare as directed, except fold 1/2 cup each miniature semisweet chocolate pieces and chopped toasted walnuts or pecans into batter. Before serving, drizzle with 2 oz. melted semisweet chocolate.Per Serving: 319 calories, 4 g protein, 41 g carbohydrates, 17 g total fat (4 g sat. fat), 31 mg cholesterol, 2 g fiber, 24 g total sugar, 1% Vitamin A, 1% Vitamin C, 215 mg sodium. 2% calcium, 9% iron Chai-Spiced Banana Bread Prepare as directed, except reduce cinnamon to 1 tsp. and stir 1 tsp. each ground cardamom and ginger and 1/2 tsp. ground allspice into flour mixture. Fold 1/2 cup chopped dried apricots into batter. Before serving, prepare icing: Combine 3/4 cup powdered sugar, 2 tsp. milk, 1/2 tsp. vanilla, and 1/4 tsp. ground cardamom. If needed, stir in enough additional milk to reach drizzling consistency. Spoon over bread.Per Serving: 274 calories, 3 g protein, 44 g carbohydrate, 10 g total fat (1 g sat. fat), 31 mg cholesterol, 1 g fiber, 28 g total sugar, 5% Vitamin A, 1% Vitamin C, 216 mg sodium, 1% calcium, 7% iron Pecan-Bourbon Banana Bread Prepare as directed, except stir 2 Tbsp. bourbon into egg mixture. Combine 1/2 cup chopped toasted pecans, 1/4 cup sugar, and 1 tsp. ground cinnamon. Spoon half of the batter into cooker; sprinkle with half of the pecan mixture. Top with remaining batter and pecan mixture.Per Serving: 283 calories, 3 g protein, 37 g carbohydrate, 13 g total fat (2 g sat. fat), 31 mg cholesterol, 1 g fiber, 22 g total sugar, 1% Vitamin A, 1% Vitamin C, 214 mg sodium, 1% calcium, 6% iron Rate it Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 230 Calories 10g Fat 32g Carbs 3g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 12 Calories 230 % Daily Value * Total Fat 10g 13% Saturated Fat 1g 5% Cholesterol 31mg 10% Sodium 214mg 9% Total Carbohydrate 32g 12% Total Sugars 18g Protein 3g Vitamin C 0.8mg 4% Calcium 11mg 1% Iron 1mg 6% Potassium 65mg 1% Folate, total 37.6mcg Vitamin B-12 0.1mcg Vitamin B-6 0.1mg *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.