Jo’s Banana Nut Bread: Lower Added Sugar, More Banana

Whether it’s for the kids, or a treat for YOU, banana nut bread is a comforting and delicious snack with a cup of coffee, tea, or milk.

This recipe is heavy on banana and lighter on sugar. That’s a good thing.Β  Plus, it stores well and tastes just as good (or, better) the next day.Β  One less thing to plan!

Jo's Banana Nut Bread
Prep Time
20 mins
Cook Time
45 mins
Total Time
1 hr 5 mins

A perfect snack!

Course: Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: banana nut bread
Servings: 10
Calories: 224 kcal
Author: A. JoAnn
  • 3 bananas, ripe
  • 3/4 c. soft butter
  • 1/2 c. sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 c. flour
  • 1 tsp. baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp. baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • 3/4 c. coarsely chopped walnuts or pecans
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.  Spray loaf pan with cooking spray.

  2. Mash bananas into mixing bowl. Beat in softened butter.

  3. Add in sugar, then eggs. Beat well.

  4. Sift together dry ingredients, then beat into batter.

  5. Stir nuts into batter, then pour batter into loaf pan.

  6. Bake for 45-50 minutes.

  7. Cool about 15 minutes, then remove from loaf pan and cool thoroughly before slicing.



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One comment on “Jo’s Banana Nut Bread: Lower Added Sugar, More Banana”
  1. Vivian Lee says:

    That’s a wonderful looking banana bread loaf! Love banana bread and appreciate the lower sugar version.

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