Bread Machine – Banana Bread Recipe (Classic Version)

Bread Machine - Banana Bread

This bread machine banana bread recipe helps you to easily create a delicious banana bread… just like Grandma’s! Also since you are using a bread machine, you will be doing a ton less work than Grandma did when she made her traditional banana bread. However, if you are looking for a similar traditional banana bread recipe that is baked in an oven (non-bread machine recipe), please try our Quick & Easy Banana Bread Recipe.

The key to great banana bread is… RIPE bananas!!! If you use bananas that are hard & yellow or even worse green, they will contain too much starch and not enough natural sugars. As bananas ripen, they convert this starch into sugar. According to Wikipedia, “The greener, less ripe bananas contain higher levels of starch and, consequently, have a “starchier” taste. On the other hand, yellow bananas taste sweeter due to higher sugar concentrations”. FYI – You will know if a banana is ripe when it is soft and shows small brown & black spots on the yellow exterior of the banana.

Key Ingredient – RIPE Bananas

Ripe BananaOnce you have mastered how to make this basic bread machine banana bread, you can experiment by adding other ingredients such as raisins, blueberries, dried cranberries, chocolate, walnuts, etc. See the tips section below in order to learn how to make bread machine banana nut bread, bread machine chocolate chip banana bread & bread machine blueberry banana bread. For many other banana bread recipes (i.e. Blueberry Banana Bread, Chocolate Chip Banana Bread, Cranberry Banana Bread, Vegan Banana Bread and Walnut Banana Bread), please visit Bread Dad’s section on Easy Banana Bread Variations.

Since the banana bread recipe on this page is done in a bread machine, it is simple & easy to make. It should take you only 10 minutes or so to prepare and then you let the bread machine do the rest of the work. For more bread machine recipes (i.e. white bread or pizza dough), please visit Bread Dad’s main Bread Machine Recipes section. Bread Dad also has a printable and “pin-able” recipe at the bottom of the page. If you like this recipe, we hope you will leave a comment below and give us a 5 star rating. Thanks!

Finished Bread Machine Banana Bread

Bread Machine Banana Bread Recipe

Ingredients – Bread Machine – Banana Bread Recipe

  • 8 Tablespoons – Unsalted Butter (softened)
  • 2 – Eggs (lightly beaten)
  • 1 Teaspoon – Vanilla Extract
  • 3 – Bananas (ripe & MEDIUM-sized bananas) – 3 medium bananas equal roughly 1 cup of mashed bananas.
  • 1 Cup – Light Brown Sugar (packed cup)
  • 2 Cups – Flour (all-purpose)
  • 1/2 Teaspoon – Salt
  • 1 Teaspoon – Baking Powder (aluminum free)
  • 1 Teaspoon – Baking Soda
  • 3/4 Cup – Chopped Walnuts or Mini Chocolate Chips (optional)

Servings – Approximately 12 slices

  • Equipment required for this recipe – Measuring cup & spoons, flexible spatula, oven mitts, cooling rack… and of course, a bread machine!

Instructions – Bread Machine – Banana Bread Recipe

  • Prep Time – 10 minutes
  • Baking Time – 1:40 hours
  • Bread Machine Settings – Sweet Quick Bread, Light Color, 2 lb
  • Beat the eggs.
  • Mash bananas with a fork.
  • Soften the butter in microwave.
  • Add the eggs, butter & bananas into the bread pan and then add the other ingredients. Try to follow the order of the ingredients listed above so that liquid ingredients are placed in the bread pan first and the dry ingredients second. Be aware that the bread pan should be removed from the bread machine before you start to add any ingredients. This helps to avoid spilling any material inside the bread machine. The bread machine should always be unplugged when removing the bread pan.
  • Put the bread pan (with all of the ingredients) back into the bread machine, close the bread machine lid and then plug in the bread machine.
  • Enter the bread machine settings (Sweet Quick Bread, Light Color) and press the start button. FYI – Before making this recipe, please read the tips section below for more information regarding the sweet quick bread setting used to make banana breads. This setting can be very confusing on some bread machines… but the tips section below will help you to find the right setting to use on your machine. You need to enter the correct banana bread setting used by your SPECIFIC bread machine model or the banana bread could be under or over cooked.
  • Optional – If you want to add chopped walnuts or mini chocolate chips to enhance this basic banana bread recipe, please add them after the first bread machine mixing cycle and before the second mixing (final mixing).
  • When the bread machine has finished baking the bread, unplug the bread machine, remove the bread pan and place it on a wooden cutting board. Use oven mitts when removing the bread pan because it will be very hot!
  • Optional – Use a long wooden skewer to test if the banana bread is completely cooked. Wear oven mitts as the bread pan will be hot. See the tips section for more details on this classic “toothpick” test.
  • After removing the bread pan from the bread machine, you should let the banana bread stay within the warm bread pan on a wooden cutting board for 10 minutes (as this finishes the baking process) before you remove the banana bread from the bread pan. Wear oven mitts.
  • After 10 the minute “cooldown”, you should remove the banana bread from the bread pan and place the banana bread on a wire cooling rack to finish cooling. Use oven mitts when removing the bread.
  • Don’t forget to remove the mixing paddle if it is stuck in the bread. Use oven mitts as the mixing paddle could be hot.
  • You should allow the banana bread to completely cool before cutting. This can take up to 2 hours. Otherwise, the banana bread will break (crumble) more easily when cut.

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Tips – Bread Machine – Banana Bread Recipe

  • The tips below are designed to help bread machine “novices” and those who haven’t touched their bread machine in years.
  • Sorry that the tips section is so long & that the recipe instructions may be overly detailed… but many bread machines differ and I want to help everyone to maximize their banana bread “success” with their specific bread machine model!
  • Before making this recipe, please read the tips below especially the section focused on the “sweet quick bread” setting (roughly in the middle of the tips) because bread machines vary & require you to be knowledgeable about your specific bread machine model when making a banana bread. For example, if you do not use the correct setting, you will have trouble with bread machine recipes (i.e. your banana bread may be potentially under or overcooked). The setting name used for banana breads differs on many bread machine models and may be called “Quick”, “Quick Bread”, “Cake”, “Cake/Quick Bread”, etc. Therefore, you need to determine the specific setting on your bread machine model (READ YOUR MANUAL) that was designed for sweet quick bread recipes (i.e. banana bread) that use baking soda/powder and not yeast. I know that this can be confusing… but the “sweet quick bread” tips section below will help you to find the right setting to use on your machine.
  • Use RIPE bananas for the best results. If you use unripe green or hard yellow bananas, your banana bread will be bland or lack a lot of banana flavor. Unripe bananas have more starch and less sugar than ripe bananas. The natural sweetness of ripe bananas works best when making banana bread recipes. Ripe bananas are soft and have many small brown & black spots on the exterior of the yellow banana peel.
  • Use 3 MEDIUM-sized bananas. The use of 3 large bananas can make the mixture too wet and your banana bread could come out undercooked. In case, you like to use cup measurements versus banana “sizes”… 3 medium-sized bananas equal roughly 1 cup of mashed bananas (not sliced bananas).
  • Mash the ripe bananas with a fork before adding them to the bread pan. Ripe bananas are soft and are very easy to mash. However, most bread machine paddles/mixers will not mash large banana chunks properly (just stirs them around). The banana bread will not come out correctly if you have not mashed the bananas by hand. Thanks Tom for pointing out the problem with large chunks!
  • Light brown sugar gives this banana bread a slightly richer & deeper flavor. However, do not use DARK brown sugar (unless you really like dark brown sugar) because this type of sugar may overpower the banana flavor. FYI – Light brown sugar contains roughly 50% less molasses than dark brown sugar. For more information on these two types of brown sugars, you might like to read this Wikipedia article.
  • Optional – If you do not have light brown sugar or your family doesn’t like the taste of light brown sugar (which provides a mild caramel-like flavor), you can use white granulated sugar.
  • Optional – If you want to make bread machine banana NUT bread, you can add 3/4 cup of chopped walnuts to this recipe after the first bread machine mixing cycle and before the second mixing (final mixing). I like to add the chopped walnuts after the first mixing and before the final (second) mixing in order to minimize any mixing “breakage” of the chopped walnuts.
  • Optional – You can also turn this recipe into chocolate chip banana bread. To make bread machine chocolate chip banana bread, you should add 3/4 of a cup of MINI semi-sweet chocolate chips after the first mixing is finished and before the second/final mixing has started. I don’t like to use heavier regular chocolate chips because they tend to sink to the bottom of the batter (smaller & lighter “mini” chips seem to spread out better). If you only have regular-sized chocolate chips, you should try our Oven-Baked Chocolate Chip Banana Bread Recipe instead.
  • Optional – To make bread machine blueberry banana bread, you should add 3/4 of a cup of frozen blueberries after the first mixing is finished and before the second/final mixing has started. I like to use frozen blueberries because they seem to survive the bread machine mixing process better (less likely to burst) than fresh blueberries. However, in my opinion, when trying to make blueberry banana bread, you are probably better off making our Oven-Baked Blueberry Banana Bread. The hand mixing involved the oven-baked recipe helps the blueberries to be more evenly spread throughout the batter. Bread machines can overmix banana bread recipes and heavier ingredients (i.e. blueberries) often sink to the bottom of the batter.

 

  • “Sweet Quick Bread” Setting Details – According to Wikipedia and most bakers, banana bread is a type of “quick bread” (that uses baking soda/powder instead of yeast). Unfortunately, this term (quick bread) has led to a lot of confusion because bread machine manufacturers often use similar setting names to make rapid/express/quick sandwich-type breads as well as completely different sweet quick breads (i.e. banana bread).
  • IMPORTANT – Make sure to use the specific setting on your bread machine designed for SWEET QUICK BREADS. Read your manual! This setting is for sweet quick bread recipes (i.e. banana bread or pumpkin bread) that use baking soda/powder (and not yeast).
  • Be aware that the setting name used for banana bread recipes can vary by bread machine manufacturer. Here are some examples of the setting names used to make banana bread on various bread machines – the Sunbeam Breadmaker 5891 uses the “Quick” setting, the Hamilton Beach Bread Maker 29881 uses the “Quick” setting, the Black & Decker BOOONJBYXO Bread Maker uses the “Quick Bread” setting, the Breadman 2lb. Professional Bread Maker (BK1050S) uses the “Quick Bread” setting, the Zojirushi BB-PAC20 Bread Maker uses the “Cake” setting and the Cuisinart CBK-100 Bread Maker uses the “Cake/Quick Bread” setting. Therefore, you must check your bread machine’s instructions for the exact setting name used to make banana bread by your specific bread machine model.
  • However, be aware that some bread machine models have only a limited number of settings and may NOT have a setting that can be used for sweet quick breads (i.e. banana bread). These bread machines are primarily focused on making sandwich-type breads. For example, the Breadman TR444 does not have a setting for quick breads but some of the more advanced Breadman bread machines such as the Breadman 2lb. Professional Bread Maker (BK1050S) do have a quick bread setting. If your bread machine can’t make banana breads, you might like to try our oven-baked Easy Banana Bread recipe.
  • You can not use regular sandwich-type bread settings in order to make banana bread. For example, the length of the baking time often differs.
  • Don’t be fooled by setting names like Rapid Bread or Express Bread (as these settings are often used for very rapid baking and are not used for sweet quick breads). They will leave your banana bread undercooked. For example, on my Sunbeam, the sweet quick bread setting lasts for roughly 1:40 hours versus the express setting which lasts for only 58 minutes.
  • Be aware that some bread machine manufacturers even label the rapid/express bread setting as “Quick Bread” and this can cause a lot of confusion!! (because they use the name in order to describe a setting that makes a rapid sandwich-type bread and not a sweet quick bread recipe such as banana bread).
  • Moreover, in many bread machines, the “sweet bread” setting is used for sweet breads that use yeast (not banana breads that use baking soda/powder). “Sweet bread” recipes are different from sweet quick bread recipes (i.e. banana bread) and utilize different mixing & baking times. Therefore, a bread machine banana bread recipe is unlikely to work on the “sweet bread” setting.
  • If you are still having trouble finding the sweet quick bread setting, check your bread machine manual for details regarding the “Cake” setting on your machine. Some bread machines have a cake setting that states that they can be used for banana breads & sweet quick breads (and the mixing & baking will last roughly for 1 hour 40-50 minutes). However, other bread machines have a cake setting that is not designed for sweet quick breads. For example, my bread machine (Sunbeam) has a cake setting (that lasts for 2 hours 50 minutes) and a “Quick” (used for quick breads such as banana bread) setting (that lasts for roughly 1 hour 40 minutes). Therefore, this banana bread recipe would probably not work well with the cake setting on my machine.
  • FYI – On my Sunbeam bread machine (and a number of other bread makers i.e. Hamilton Beach), the sweet quick bread setting lasts for roughly 1:40 hours… with 20 minutes of mixing & 80 minutes in the baking stage.
  • Be aware that older and newer models from the same manufacturer can even use different setting names. Therefore, you need to read the manual included with your specific model in order to determine the correct setting used by your bread machine. Don’t guess with settings or assume that the setting used by a similar model from your bread machine manufacturer is the same as the setting used by your model.
  • I know this can be super confusing… but always read your bread machine manual and look for the specific setting designed for banana breads & sweet quick breads (that use baking soda/powder and have lots of sugar & butter/oil in the recipe).
  • If you have lost your bread machine manual, you can usually find it by searching online. For example, I can find my manual by typing “Sunbeam bread machine manual” into Google.
  • Many bread machine manufacturers also have recipe booklets where you can also find more information on how to make a banana bread with your specific bread machine model. These manufacturer recipes can also help if you are still uncertain on what bread machine setting to use. Look to see if there is a sweet quick bread recipe (i.e. banana bread, applesauce bread or pumpkin bread) that uses lots of sugar, moisture (i.e. milk, bananas, pumpkin puree, applesauce, etc.), butter/oil, baking powder/soda and NO yeast. This should give you an idea about what setting to use for sweet quick bread recipes on your machine.

 

  • Flour sticking to the sides of your bread machine banana bread? Unfortunately, bread machines have a harder time mixing moister sweet quick bread recipes (versus drier sandwich bread dough). Therefore, after the first mixing cycle has fully stopped (and before the second & final mixing cycle has begun), I like to scrape the sides of the bread pan with a flexible silicon spatula (not a metal spatula). This loosens any flour that may be sticking to the sides of the bread pan (because a bread machine mixing “paddle” doesn’t quite reach the sides of the bread pan). For safety purposes, I do not scrape the sides of the bread pan when the mixing blade is moving. In addition, people should not stick their hands inside bread machines. Moreover, people should always wear oven mitts when dealing with a bread machine because the bread pan & bread machine interior can get quite hot.
  • Also be aware that some people go beyond just scraping the sides of the bread pan in order to avoid any leftover flour sticking to the sides of their finished banana bread. They will first mix all of the ingredients by hand in a mixing bowl and then add it to the bread machine bread pan (versus adding all of the ingredients to the bread pan and letting the bread machine mix everything). While this is an extra step, premixing the ingredients greatly reduces the potential for any unwanted small flour “clumps” and/or flour sticking to the sides of the finished banana bread. After hand mixing the ingredients, you should just follow the rest of the recipe instructions (i.e. enter proper bread machine settings and so on). However, always remember to add the ingredients (or hand mixed batter) to the bread pan when the bread pan is out of the bread machine and the bread machine is unplugged.
  • You need to leave the bread in the bread loaf container for 10 minutes after you take it out of the bread machine. Denser sweet quick breads take a little longer for the interior dough to be fully baked.
  • Be careful when removing the banana bread from the bread loaf pan. Banana breads are much softer than sandwich-type bread loaves. Therefore, they can break or “dent” more easily when you remove them from the bread loaf pan. When removing the banana bread from the bread pan, you should also be careful of the movable bread pan handle (because it can swing into the banana bread and cause damage).
  • Optional – If the top center of the bread looks too moist when you take it out of the bread machine (or you want to make sure the banana bread is completely cooked), you can try the classic baking “toothpick test”. Gently push a long wooden skewer (or long wooden chopstick) into the center of the bread and see if any batter sticks to the skewer. Make sure to wear oven gloves because the bread pan and bread machine will still be hot. If batter is sticking to the skewer then it hasn’t completely cooked. Place the bread loaf pan back into the still warm bread machine for another 5-10 minutes. After the 5-10 minutes, remove the bread pan and retest the banana bread again with the skewer. FYI – Given variability in banana sizes, banana breads tend to have more moistness variability than many other bread machine recipes (and this can lead to excess moisture and the banana bread being potentially undercooked). Moreover, since most bread machines turn off automatically after a specified time and you can not adjust the baking temperature, they are little less flexible than ovens in dealing with baking “variances”.
  • Since a toothpick can be too short, I like to use a long chopstick or wooden skewer when conducting the classic “toothpick” test. Remember always wear oven mitts when dealing with a hot bread pan and bread machine.
  • After removing the bread pan from the bread machine (and the banana bread successfully passing the optional skewer test), you need to leave the banana bread in the bread loaf container for 10 minutes after you take it out of the bread machine. Denser & moister quick breads take a little longer for the interior dough to be fully baked.

 

  • Once you have mastered bread machine banana breads, you might like to try some of our easy oven-baked banana bread recipes such as Blueberry Banana Bread, Cranberry Banana Bread and Chocolate Chip Banana Bread.
  • If you do not have aluminum free baking powder, “regular” baking powder should work fine (as long as it is relatively fresh). However, I prefer to use aluminum free food ingredients when making food for my family. Thanks Julie for asking this substitution question!
  • If you have a problem with a banana bread recipe, please make sure that you are following the recipe exactly. You will need to make sure that you are inputting the correct bread machine settings, using the exact ingredient measurements (i.e. don’t eyeball the measurements versus using a measuring cup), using the exact ingredients called for in the recipe (i.e. baking soda/powder versus yeast or all purpose flour versus bread flour), etc. Please don’t “wing” things with recipes unless you are willing to live with your experiments!
  • In addition, you should try to use relatively fresh baking soda & powder for the best results. For example, using baking soda from an open container (that has been deodorizing your refrigerator for months) may lead to subpar results. Old & hard baking powder/soda may lead to rising problems and/or leave small bitter clumps in your banana bread.
  • Always wear oven mitts/gloves when dealing with a bread machine. The bread pan and the rest of the bread machine can get very hot during the baking process. This means that the bread pan and bread machine is likely to be very hot when you attempt to remove a baked good from the bread machine and/or bread pan.
  • Please read the instructions/manual included with your bread machine in order to use it safely and effectively. Recipe instructions & settings may differ slightly depending on the brand & model of bread machine utilized.
  • You can also visit our instructional videos section if you want to watch videos that teach you about common bread machine and banana bread problems & solutions.

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Questions – Bread Maker Banana Bread

How do you know if a banana is ripe?

A ripe banana is soft and has a yellow exterior (peel) with small brown & black spots. Hard bananas that are unblemished yellow or green in color have not fully ripened yet. Unripe bananas will contain too much starch and not enough natural sugars. Ripe bananas are much sweeter than unripe bananas.

How to store banana bread?

Homemade banana bread will last only 1 or 2 days on the counter (and it will spoil even faster in a hot & humid environment). After baking and when the banana bread is completely cooled, you can store it on the counter in a large resealable plastic bag or an airtight container. You can also place a paper towel around the bread in order to absorb any extra moisture.

For long-term storage, you should freeze the banana bread. It should be completely wrapped in plastic wrap or aluminum foil and then placed in a resealable plastic bag. Place the wrapped banana bread in the freezer and it should last for several months. FYI – Some people prefer to slice the banana bread first (and then wrap each slice) before freezing because it is easier to thaw out the desired number of slices versus dealing with an entire frozen banana bread loaf.

Luckily, our bread machine banana bread recipe is so delicious, it is likely to be completely eaten within a day. Storage problem solved!

What is the difference between bread machine banana bread and oven-baked banana bread?

Bread machine banana bread generally involves less work & steps than an oven-baked banana bread. A bread machine will mix the ingredients for you and bake the banana bread for you in the same machine. In contrast, an oven-baked banana bread involves more work & steps (i.e. you will need to mix the ingredients, pour into a bread pan and move to an oven).

However, oven-baked banana breads are a little more forgiving as you can stir more gently if needed (and thus less crushed fruit or shattered chocolate chips). In addition, oven-baked banana breads will not have a bread machine mixing paddle “hole” in the bottom. For oven-baked banana bread recipes, please visit our Easy Banana Bread Variations section.

I have lost my bread machine instructions. I am not sure if my bread machine has a sweet quick bread setting. What should I do?

If you have lost or misplaced your bread machine instructions, you should check online. Many bread machine manufacturers have placed their instruction manuals on their websites. Just do a search for your bread machine manufacturer and include the word “instructions” or “manual” (i.e. XYZ bread machine instructions). The online manufacturer instructions should tell you if your bread machine can handle sweet quick bread (i.e. banana bread) recipes.

Is bread machine banana bread a type of sweet quick bread?

Yes. Bread machine banana bread is a sweet quick bread. The term “quick bread” is often used to describe muffin-like desserts made with baking soda and/or baking powder. Quick breads are not sandwich-type breads that use yeast to rise. Other sweet quick bread recipes that use a bread machine include cornbread and pumpkin bread. For additional sweet quick bread recipes, please visit Bread Dad’s Sweet Quick Bread Recipes section.

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Bread Machine - Banana Bread Recipe (Classic Version)

This bread machine banana bread recipe helps you to easily create a delicious banana bread... just like Grandma's! Also since you are using a bread machine, you will be doing a ton less work than Grandma did when she made her banana bread. Visit BreadDad.com for more great banana bread recipes (oven-baked & bread machine versions).
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time1 hr 40 mins
Total Time1 hr 50 mins
Course: Breakfast, Dessert, Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: banana bread, banana bread machine recipe, banana bread recipe, banana quick bread recipe, bread machine banana bread
Servings: 12 Slices
Calories: 250kcal
Author: Bread Dad

Ingredients

  • 8 Tablespoons Unsalted Butter (softened)
  • 2 Eggs (lightly beaten)
  • 1 Teaspoon Vanilla Extract
  • 3 Bananas (ripe & medium-sized bananas)
  • 1 Cup Light Brown Sugar (packed cup)
  • 2 Cups Flour (all-purpose)
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Salt
  • 1 Teaspoon Baking Powder (aluminum free)
  • 1 Teaspoon Baking Soda
  • 3/4 Cup Chopped Walnuts or MINI Chocolate Chips (optional)

Instructions

  • Prep Time – 10 minutes
  • Baking Time – 1:40 hours
  • Bread Machine Settings – Sweet Quick Bread, Light Color, 2 lb
  • Beat the eggs.
  • Mash bananas with a fork.
  • Soften the butter in microwave.
  • Add the eggs, butter & bananas into the bread pan and then add the other ingredients. Try to follow order of the ingredients listed above so that liquid ingredients are placed in the bread pan first and the dry ingredients second. Be aware that the bread pan should be removed from the bread machine before you start to add any ingredients. This helps to avoid spilling any material inside the bread machine. The bread machine should always be unplugged when removing the bread pan.
  • Put the bread pan (with all of the ingredients) back into the bread machine, close the bread machine lid and then plug in the bread machine.
  • Enter the bread machine settings (Sweet Quick Bread, Light Color) and press the start button. FYI - Before making this recipe, please read the tips section below for more information regarding the sweet quick bread setting used to make banana breads. This setting can be very confusing on some bread machines... but the tips section below will help you to find the right setting to use on your machine. You need to enter the correct banana bread setting used by your SPECIFIC bread machine model or the banana bread could be under or over cooked.
  • Optional - If you want to add chopped walnuts or mini chocolate chips to enhance this basic banana bread recipe, please add them after the first bread machine mixing cycle and before the second mixing (final mixing).
  • When the bread machine has finished baking the bread, unplug the bread machine, remove the bread pan and place it on a wooden cutting board. Use oven mitts when removing the bread pan because it will be very hot!
  • Optional - Use a long wooden skewer to test if the banana bread is completely cooked. Wear oven mitts as the bread pan will be hot. See the tips section for more details on this classic "toothpick" test.
  • After removing the bread pan from the bread machine, you should let the banana bread stay within the warm bread pan on a wooden cutting board for 10 minutes (as this finishes the baking process) before you remove the banana bread from the bread pan. Wear oven mitts.
  • After 10 the minute "cooldown", you should remove the banana bread from the bread pan and place the banana bread on a wire cooling rack to finish cooling. Use oven mitts when removing the bread.
  • Don’t forget to remove the mixing paddle if it is stuck in the bread. Use oven mitts as the mixing paddle could be hot.
  • You should allow the banana bread to completely cool before cutting. This can take up to 2 hours. Otherwise, the banana bread will break (crumble) more easily when cut.

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Nutrition

Serving: 1Slice | Calories: 250kcal | Carbohydrates: 41g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 47mg | Sodium: 241mg | Potassium: 165mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 22g | Vitamin A: 292IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 46mg | Iron: 1mg

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