Grandma's Homemade Banana Bread

Grandma's Homemade Banana Bread


"This recipe is a number one family favorite!!! It's been handed down from generation to generation. You can get creative by adding nuts, raisins or anything else that you want to throw in the batter"


1 h 10 m servings 226 cals
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Original recipe yields 15 servings



  • Calories:
  • 226 kcal
  • 11%
  • Fat:
  • 7.1 g
  • 11%
  • Carbs:
  • 38.5g
  • 12%
  • Protein:
  • 3.1 g
  • 6%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 42 mg
  • 14%
  • Sodium:
  • 136 mg
  • 5%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Lightly grease an 8x4 inch loaf pan.
  2. Combine sugar, butter, bananas, eggs, flour, baking soda, milk, salt and vanilla extract in a large mixing bowl; beat well. Pour batter into prepared pan.
  3. Bake in a preheated oven for 60 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center of the loaf comes out clean.
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  1. 314 Ratings


I followed this recipe to the letter adding only chopped walnuts. It was wonderful. Not too dry, not too moist - like Goldilocks' porridge - "just right". I made 2 loaves at once - one in a p...

I have been experimenting with different banana bread recipes on this site. This so far is my favorite. I made this using 5 small bananas and the flavor was excellent. My nieces and nephews d...

Thanks for the great recipe!!! This bread is fantastic -- and very forgiving for a "wide margins" kind of cook. I tossed all incredients together, eyeballing, used four bananas, because I had th...

Outstandingly moist, with a tender crumb. The flavor is superb, as well. This is the recipe I reach for again and again, a true classic. Adding a few dashes of cinnamon helps to complement the b...

Awesome recipe!!! Works well with two bananas as well as three. Compliments and requests for this recipe all the time.

very nice, moist bread. i had to bake it for 1 hr 40 min until the center was set, which put a thick crust on the bread. still tasted good.

The bread was really good but there was so much batter, I could have made two loaves.

I have a convection oven and this bread cooked in about 45 minutes. very good!

Very good. I added Cinnamon and Nutmeg cause I love spice. Thank you!