5 from 5 votes
Side shot of a stack of banana bread slices, on a wire rack, with a white napkin.
Easy Banana Bread
Prep Time
20 mins
Cook Time
45 mins
Total Time
1 hr 5 mins

A super moist and delicious quick bread made with over-ripe bananas. Perfect every time!

Course: Breakfast, Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: banana bread, easy quick bread, moist banana bread
Servings: 24 slices (or three loafs)
Calories: 146 kcal
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)
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

  2. Using a stand-up mixer, puree the bananas in the mixer until runny.

  3. Add the sugar, oil, and eggs - and mix well.

  4. Add salt, baking soda, and flour and mix until just combined.

  5. Add chocolate chips and/or nuts if preferred.

  6. Pour into three loaf pans. (Or you can make muffins out of this batter as well.)

  7. Bake at 350 degrees for 45 minutes (depending on your oven) or until toothpick comes out clean. Don't over-bake.
Nutrition Facts
Easy Banana Bread
Amount Per Serving
Calories 146 Calories from Fat 9
% Daily Value*
Fat 1g2%
Sodium 189mg8%
Potassium 119mg3%
Carbohydrates 33g11%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 20g22%
Protein 1g2%
Vitamin A 20IU0%
Vitamin C 2.6mg3%
Calcium 3mg0%
Iron 0.7mg4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.