You'll be sure to find a new favorite banana bread recipe in this collection. Our quick bread recipes will turn out perfectly moist and delicious loaves every time.
We love banana bread for many reasons. The first? Banana bread is such a great use of overripe bananas that we are wondering why there isn’t a phrase, “When life rots your bananas: make banana bread.” The second reason why we love banana bread is that you can eat banana bread anytime of day–commit just one easy banana bread recipe to memory and you’ve got fresh banana bread for breakfast, lunch, dinner, or a snack. Now that you’re geared up to bake some easy and delicious banana breads, we’ve got plenty of easy banana bread recipes for you to learn–from banana bread muffins to a nutty banana bread loaf. We have kept the banana bread recipes pretty simple, but there is a small twist in each to ensure that these are the easiest and best banana bread recipes!
Bananas Foster Coffee Cake with Vanilla-Rum Sauce
Substitute extra cream for rum in the sauce, if you prefer.
Nana's Banana Bread
Gluten-Free Banana Bread
Recipe: Gluten-Free Banana Bread
Brown rice flour and sorghum flour (in the organic section of supermarkets) make a bread so tender, you won't believe it's gluten-free. For best results, use a light-colored pan. Or, turn your dark pan into a shiny one by wrapping the outside of it with heavy-duty aluminum foil.
Cream Cheese-Banana-Nut Bread
Recipe: Cream Cheese-Banana-Nut Bread
Enjoy banana bread without all the guilt with this healthy banana bread recipe.
Recipe: Banana-nut Bread
This sweet bread has less oil than most traditional recipes, but you won't miss it. Extra bananas keep it moist.
Mini Banana-Cranberry-Nut Bread Loaves
Cranberries and a citrus glaze add a sweet-and-tart note to this delicious bread. The recipe makes five mini loaves—great for hostess gifts!
Banana Snack Cake
Brown Sugar-Banana Muffins
Recipe: Brown Sugar-Banana Muffins
These brown sugar-banana muffins are so yummy, it'll be hard to eat just one!
Cinnamon Crisp-Topped Cream Cheese-Banana-Nut Bread
Warm bread is yummy, but to get perfect slices, let bread cool 30 minutes, and cut with a serrated or electric knife.
Banana-Toffee Coffee Cakes
Recipe: Banana-Toffee Coffee Cakes
These warm, fragrant muffins are served up with a drizzle of white chocolate cream.