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Grandma’s EASY Banana Walnut Bread Recipe

Whether you are making¬†banana walnut bread because you have brown bananas to use up or because you have a craving for moist, flavorful¬†banana and walnut loaf – you are going to love this EASY¬†breakfast recipe! This is seriously the¬†best banana walnut bread recipe¬†I’ve made, and it is so simple to throw together!

Whether you are making banana walnut bread because you have brown bananas to use up or because you have a craving for moist, flavorful banana and walnut loaf - you are going to love this EASY breakfast recipe! This is seriously the best banana walnut bread recipe I've made, and it is so simple to throw together!

Banana Walnut Bread

This¬†recipe for banana nut bread with walnuts was my Grandma’s and she always made the best food. She use to tell me it was because of her secret ingredient, love. Well I don’ doubt that made it better, her recipe is just as tasty as we make her¬†banana and walnut bread for a new generation. I love that even though my Grandma is no longer with us, we can still enjoy her¬†best banana walnut bread recipe and it still brings a smile to my face.

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Banana walnut bread Recipe

All you need to whip up a loaf of homemade banana bread are a couple simple ingredients you probabaly already have on hand:

  • 3 medium ripe bananas
  • 1/3 cup salted butter, melted
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 3/4 cup white sugar
  • 1 large egg, beaten
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup walnuts
  • optional¬†– more walnuts and/or chocolate chips

banana and walnut bread

Banana and walnut loaf

Preheat the oven to 350 and butter an 8×4 loaf pan. Start by mashing your ripe bananas. You should have about 1 1/4 – 1 1/2 cups.

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banana and walnut bread

Now add the melted butter and sugar to the mashed bananas and stir. Add remaining ingredients.

Banana walnut loaf

Banana walnut loaf

Pour the banana bread mixture in the prepared pan and sprinkle with additional walnuts and/or chocolate chips. This not only looks really pretty, but is adds a lovely crunch at the top and visual interest to your lovely breakfast dish.

banana and walnut bread recipe

banana and walnut bread recipe

Bake 60 minutes.

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best banana walnut bread recipe

I know it is tempting to dig in when it is warm and smelling so yummy, but don’t!

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You really need to cool the banana bread completely for the easiest slicing!

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banana walnut bread recipe moist

Slice the loaf and set-out for breakfast along with a fruit salad or as a quick grab and go school day breakfast.

Your family will go nuts for this warm, cinnamon tasy bread that is so heartwarming!

Recipe for banana nut bread with walnuts

Your family will go nuts for this warm, cinnamon tasy bread that is so heartwarming!

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You can eat this moist, flavorful bread as is or smear some butter on it for a lovely breakfast idea.

recipe for banana nut bread with walnuts

Easy banana walnut bread

Got brown bananas? You are in luck! Make this yummy, super moist banana walnut bread! This loaf is super EASY to whip up for breakfast.

Whether you are making banana walnut bread because you have brown bananas to use up or because you have a craving for moist, flavorful banana and walnut loaf - you are going to love this EASY breakfast recipe! This is seriously the best banana walnut bread recipe I've made, and it is so simple to throw together!

This tried and true banana bread recipe is easy to make from scratch for a delicious, filling breakfast meal on the go!

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Grandma's Banana Walnut Bread

Whether you are making banana walnut bread because you have brown bananas to use up or because you have a craving for moist, flavorful banana and walnut loaf - you are going to love this EASY breakfast recipe! This is seriously the best banana walnut bread recipe I've made, and it is so simple to throw together!
Course: bread, Breakfast
Cuisine: breakfast
Keyword: banana, bread, breakfast
Author: Beth Gorden

Ingredients

  • 3 ripe ripe bananas about 1 1/4 - 1 1/2 cup mashed
  • 1/3 cup butter, salted melted
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 1 large egg, beaten
  • 1 1/2 cups all purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup walnuts plus extra for the toppint
  • chocolate chips optional

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 350 F. Butter an 8x4 loaf pan.
  • Mash three, medium ripe bananas. Add in the melted butter, sugar, egg, vanilla, and mix well. Stir in the flour, walnuts, salt, and baking soda.
  • Pour in prepared pan and sprinkle with additional walnuts and/or chocolate chips for an extra pretty and yummy breakfast bread! .
  • Bake 60 minutes. Cool completely for the easiest slicing!

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Beth Gorden

Beth Gorden is the creative multi-tasking creator of 123 Homeschool 4 Me. As a busy homeschooling mother of six, she strives to create hands-on learning activities and worksheets that kids will love to make learning FUN! She has created over 1 million pages of printables to help teach kids ABCs, science, English grammar, history, math, and so much more! Beth is also the creator of 2 additional sites with even more educational activities and FREE printables - www.kindergartenworksheetsandgames.com and www.preschoolplayandlearn.com

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