Side shot of a stack of banana bread slices, on a wire rack, with a white napkin.
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5 from 5 votes

Easy Banana Bread

A super moist and delicious quick bread made with over-ripe bananas. Perfect every time!
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time45 mins
Total Time1 hr 5 mins
Course: Breakfast, Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: banana bread, easy quick bread, moist banana bread
Servings: 24 slices (or three loafs)
Calories: 146kcal
Author: Sue Ringsdorf


  • 6 over-ripe bananas
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1 cup canola oil
  • 4 whole eggs
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 2.5 cups white flour
  • chocolate chips (optional)
  • nuts (optional)


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Using a stand-up mixer, puree the bananas in the mixer until runny.
  • Add the sugar, oil, and eggs - and mix well.
  • Add salt, baking soda, and flour and mix until just combined.
  • Add chocolate chips and/or nuts if preferred.
  • Pour into three loaf pans. (Or you can make muffins out of this batter as well.)
  • Bake at 350 degrees for 45 minutes (depending on your oven) or until toothpick comes out clean. Don't over-bake.


Calories: 146kcal | Carbohydrates: 33g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Sodium: 189mg | Potassium: 119mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 20g | Vitamin A: 20IU | Vitamin C: 2.6mg | Calcium: 3mg | Iron: 0.7mg