Banana Bread

January 10, 2013 / By Foodland

Banana Bread

This delicious banana bread recipe is moist and full of banana flavor!
Course Breakfast
Servings 1 Loaf


  • 1 cup Granulated Sugar
  • 8 tablespoons unsalted butter, room temperature (1 stick of butter)
  • 2 large local eggs
  • 3 very ripe local bananas
  • 0.5 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 tablespoon Gran Marnier or triple sec (optional)
  • 1 teaspoon Ground Cinnamon
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon Baking Powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon Salt
  • 0.5 cup chopped walnuts


  1. Preheat the oven to 325 degrees F.
  2. Butter a 9" x 5" x 3" loaf pan.
  3. Cream the sugar and butter in a large mixing bowl until light and fluffy.
  4. Add the eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition.
  5. In a small bowl, mash the bananas with a fork.
  6. Mix in the vanilla, Gran Marnier and cinnamon.
  7. In another bowl, mix together the flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt and walnuts.
  8. Add the banana mixture to the creamed mixture and stir until combined.
  9. Add dry ingredients, mixing just until flour disappears.
  10. Pour batter into prepared pan and bake for 60-70 minutes, until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
  11. Set aside to cool on a rack for 15 minutes.
  12. Remove bread from pan, invert onto rack and cool completely before slicing.
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