Absolute Best Banana Bread EVER
An updated version of my Mom's classic banana bread, with a few tweaks that make it the best banana bread I have ever baked.
Prep Time25 mins
Cook Time1 hr 10 mins
Cooling Time20 mins
Measuring Cups & Spoons
9 x 5 Loaf Pan
- 1 cup Granulated Sugar
- 1/2 cup Butter Room Temperature
- 2 large Eggs
- 1 cup Ripe Bananas Mashed
- 1 tbsp Milk
- 1 tbsp Vanilla Yogurt (Regular, Not Greek)
- 1 tsp Ground Cinnamon
- 2 cups All Purpose Flour
- 1 tsp Baking Powder
- 1 tsp Baking Soda
- 1/4 cup Crushed Walnuts
Mixing the Ingredients
Using a hand or stand mixer, cream sugar and butter together in a large mixing bowl until the mixture is light and fluffy.
Add each egg, one at a time, and beat well after each egg is added
In a second, smaller bowl, mix the mashed bananas with the milk, yogurt, and cinnamon with a whisk.
In a third bowl, mix together the rest of the dry ingredients including the flour, baking soda, and baking powder
Add the creamed sugar mixture and the banana mixture together and mix until fully combined.
Add the dry ingredients and mix until the flour is mixed into the batter (do not over-mix)
Baking Your Banana Bread
Pour completed mixture into prepared loaf pan
Sprinkle crushed walnuts on top
Bake in the oven for 1 hour & 10 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center of the loaf comes out clean
Allow to cool on a baking rack for 20 minutes before removing the brad from the pan.