Our Best Banana Bread Recipes

Banana Bread
We've made banana bread even more irresistible by adding fruits, nuts, chocolate -- even peanut butter. Check out our easy banana bread recipes and our delicious twists on the classic.

Banana Bread with Streusel Topping

A quick and crunchy streusel-nut topping jazzes up our top-rated banana bread recipe. The reviews don't lie -- one reader says she's been making this classic banana bread for more than 25 years.

Coffee Banana Bread

A dash of freshly ground coffee beans gives banana bread a jolt of added flavor. Of course, it also pairs deliciously with your morning cup of joe.

Blueberry-Coconut Banana Bread

Banana bread gets a makeover thanks to a bunch of blueberries and a smattering of coconut in this crispy-topped treat.

Best Banana Bread

With the addition of one simple step, this banana bread recipe becomes unlike any other. Roasting the bananas before mashing adds a rich, caramelized flavor to classic banana bread. Try it and you'll never go back.

Banana Bread

Once you try this banana bread recipe, you might just toss out your old recipe. One reviewer calls it "the best banana-nut bread recipe I have ever used. Now it's the only one I use."

Make your best-ever banana bread with our secrets to selecting the bread pan, greasing the pan, and mashing the bananas. We even share our best slicing secrets for banana bread and other quick breads.

How to Make Banana Bread

Watch our secrets for perfect banana bread every time.

Banana-Coconut Bread

You'll never guess that our banana bread loaded with coconut and macadamia nuts is also a low-cal option. Make it with a sugar substitute to cut even more calories.

Dark Chocolate-Raspberry Banana Bread

Dazzle guests with our company-worthy banana bread. It's made with swirls of raspberry and chunks of chocolate. Then it's topped with an additional drizzle of melted chocolate and raspberry preserves.

Two-Tone Banana Bread

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

Banana Bread with Walnuts

Nothing warms the heart like a slice of just-out-of-the-oven banana bread. One reviewer calls this tasty recipe "very easy and extremely delicious ... the best banana bread I have made."

The difference between good banana bread and great banana bread is how moist your bread is. Overripe bananas and a little overnight patience are keys to success. See why!

See How to Make Moist Banana Bread

Watch as we show the keys to success for how to make moist banana bread.

Peanut Butter and Jelly Banana Bread

Banana bread and peanut butter and jelly prove they are one scrumptious combo in this easy banana bread that's a perfect anytime treat.

Apple Butter Banana Bread

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

Mango-Ginger Banana Bread

Sometimes the most unexpected ingredients make a recipe shine -- like the dates and mangoes that get mixed into our easy banana bread, along with a crunchy topping of salty pistachios and zippy crystallized ginger.

Cranberry-Banana Bread with Orange Butter

Tart cranberries and bright, orange-flavored butter add new dimension to old-fashioned banana bread.

Banana-Nut Bread

Got bananas that are past their prime? Use them in our simple banana-nut bread recipe, and fill your kitchen with the warm aroma of freshly baked banana bread.

Chocolate-Cherry Banana Bread

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

Island-Style Banana Bread

A delicious coconut-cream cheese filling gives our banana bread a touch of tropical flair as well as melt-in-your-mouth goodness.

Chocolate-Cherry Banana Bread

Give the gift of scrumptious banana bread that's filled with dried cherries and a handful of toasty pecans.

Reduced-Calorie Banana Bread

If you're trying to eat smart, this is the banana bread recipe for you. It's loaded with all the delicious, warm flavor you love, and no one will ever know it's low in calories.

Peanut Butter 'n' Banana Bread

Traditional banana bread gets all dressed up with our homemade peanut butter frosting and a sprinkling of miniature milk chocolate chips.

Bunch of Banana Bread

Reviewers consider this simple banana bread recipe the best they've ever made. Like all of our banana breads, it's best served after wrapping and storing overnight.

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