Lucky me! All of my bananas went soft and the skins were starting to turn brown and as I was about to throw them out my hubs ran into the kitchen in slow motion screaming “NOOOOO MAKE BANANA BREAD!!”… ok maybe it wasn’t that dramatic.
I really just wanted to lay in bed and finish dying from this flu, but I pulled out the old recipe book and whipped this up. It’s so good with a lot of butter * I also put cheese on mine, don’t judge me, I love cheese <3*  Man am I glad I thought to make this 😉
  • 1 1cups sugar
  • 12cup butter or 12 cupmargarine, softened
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 1cups mashed very ripe bananas (3-4 medium)
  • 1cup buttermilk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 1cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup chopped walnuts, if desired


  1. Heat oven to 350 degrees. Grease bottoms only of 2 (8X4 inch) loaf pans.
  2. In large bowl, mix sugar and butter. Add eggs, bananas, buttermilk and vanilla; beat with electric mixer on medium speed until smooth.
  3. Stir in flour, baking soda, salt and nuts (if using) just until moistened. Pour batter into pans.
  4. Bake for one hour or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 10 minutes. Loosen sides of loaves from pans; remove from pans to cooling rack. Cool about 1 hour before slicing.

TIP : If you don’t have buttermilk, you can add 1 tbsp of lemon juice or white vinegar to 1 cup of milk and let it sit for 10 minutes before using in your recipe 🙂





I’m bringing this yummy warm bread toFiesta Friday, a party by Angie of the Novice Gardener. This week it’s co-hosted by the lovely Julianna @Foodie On Board and Hilda @Along The Grapevine

46 thoughts on “BANANA WALNUT BREAD

  1. Thanks for bringing this great banana bread Natasha! And cheese with it sounds great!!! There’s a thing in the UK about having cheese with fruitcake. Hope you feel better soon and happy FF! 🙂

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  2. “NOOO, MAKE BANANA BREAD!!!” … haha I have a visual of it going down in my head. He was running with his hands in the air… probably not exactly how it went down, especially since you warned us that it wasn’t actually that dramatic but it’s still funny. haha!! This looks delicious, I LOVE banana bread!

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    1. Ok so maybe he didn’t have his hands in the air, he just looked up from his paper and said “uhhh banana bread?”…see…not that interesting. He’s so boring it’s killing me 😂😂😂 I loveee banana bread too 💜

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  3. Hey Natasha! Amazing recipe! 🙂 Love how your Banana Walnut Bread has turned out. Looks absolutely delicious. Walnut must be giving the bread a nice crunch.
    As a token of appreciation, I will be sharing this recipe link tomorrow as the Recipe of the Day on our Facebook group ‘Recipe Repertoire’ (a group uniting food bloggers and food lovers). Congrats and do join and have a look at

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