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Banana Bread

The best banana bread recipe you'll ever make.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 55 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 5 minutes
Servings 8 servings


  • 3 c all purpose flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 3/4 tsp salt
  • 3 large eggs
  • 2 c sugar
  • 1 1/3 c canola oil
  • 2 tbsp vanilla extract
  • 3 mashed bananas
  • 1/2 c buttermilk
  • 3/4 tsp cinnamon optional
  • Mix ins - nuts chocolate chips, coconut (optional)


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees and coat your two loaf pans with cooking spray
  • In the bowl of an electric mixer, beat eggs, sugar and oil on medium speed.
  • In a large bowl, whisk together the rest of the dry ingredients and set aside.
  • Beat in flour mixture, then add vanilla, banana, buttermilk and nuts/chocolate of choice
  • Divide the batter into your loaf pans and bake.
  • Rotate loaves half way through baking until a toothpick comes out clean (about one hour)
  • Transfer loaves to wire rack to cool.