Moist banana bread recipe

THE MOST DELICIOUS BANANA BREAD – EASY MOIST BANANA BREAD RECIPE

Here is an Easy Moist Banana Bread recipe and in fact, the only banana bread recipe you will ever need! It is super moist, with so much flavor from the bananas and the special blend of ingredients. See a video below of me and my kids whipping up this moist banana bread. It is the most delicious!
Easy Moist Banana Bread Recipe
These days, I’m not even bothered when my bananas get all ripe and mushy. That gives me the perfect excuse to make something with banana: banana fritters, banana puff puff, banana pancakes, or the most delicious banana bread. There shall be no more waste in the land! The riper the bananas, the bananier the bread.

I should write my own dictionary. Maybe.

Slice of Banana Bread
But seriously guys, this bread or should I say cake is the very definition of perfect just like my perfect plain cake. The taste hits all the right places in the mouth. A slice of this will send you straight to banana heaven where you will be singing banallujah. Ehen! 
So last night when I found some overripe bananas lying in my fruit basket, I rejoiced because… banana bread to the rescue! The bananas were without form and void and dark spots started to form on their skin. And I said, “Let there be banana bread.”

Ingredients for Easy Moist Banana Bread

Banana Bread Ingredients - the most delicious Banana Bread

For this easy moist banana bread recipe, you need:

  • 1 and a half cups flour
  • 3 overripe bananas
  • Half teaspoon baking soda
  • Half teaspoon baking powder
  • A third cup sugar
  • Half teaspoon of salt
  • Eight tablespoons butter (or margarine)
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon powder
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 large eggs
  • Half a cup of whole liquid milk (substitute with evaporated milk)

How to Make Easy Moist Banana Bread

 
1. Peel some right bananas and place in a bowl.
Bananas for Easy Moist Banana Bread Recipe
2. Mash up the bananas. It’s okay for your bananas to still have a few chunks in there.
Mashed Bananas for Easy Moist Banana Bread
3. Mix the mashed bananas with milk and set aside.
4. In another bowl, place room temperature butter and sugar.
Butter and sugar for Easy Moist Banana Bread Recipe
5. Mix together butter and sugar until well combined.
Mixed Butter and sugar for Easy Moist Banana Bread Recipe
6. Add eggs to the butter and sugar and mix until just combined then add in the banana-milk mixture, the vanilla extract and mix until just combined.
Mixing wet ingredients for Easy Moist Banana Bread Recipe
7. Add the flour, salt, baking powder, baking soda, and cinnamon powder.
Adding dry ingredients for Easy Moist Banana Bread Recipe
8. Mix everything until just combined to form a batter.
Batter for Easy Moist Banana Bread Recipe
9. Place batter in a greased loaf pan.
Loaf Pan for Easy Moist Banana Bread Recipe
10. Bake until a toothpick inserted in the middle of the bread comes out clean.
Easy Moist Banana Bread Recipe
While the banana bread bakes revel in the smell that will fill your house. I live for such smells! I wish they could make a designer’s perfume that smells like freshly baked banana bread. I will buy it if it is under $5. Ha!
Banana Bread is great on its own but sometimes I slather some butter on top or homemade jam. So good!
I made a banana bread video with my kids! We totally had fun making this video. If you have not subscribed to my YouTube channel, be sure to subscribe now so you do not miss any of my cooking videos.

Watch how to Make Easy Moist Banana Bread

Hope you enjoy this Easy Moist Banana Bread Recipe as much as we do!
Easy Moist Banana Bread Recipe
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
55 mins
Total Time
1 hr 10 mins
 

RECIPE VIDEO ABOVE. Here is an Easy Moist Banana Bread Recipe that you will want to make over and over again! The banana flavor in the bread is amazing. And with the right portion of ingredients as stated in this recipe, you get a bread that is sufficiently moist. This Banana Bread tastes even better the next day!

Course: Breakfast, Dessert
Cuisine: International
Keyword: Banana Bread
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 397 kcal
Author: Precious Nkeih of preciouscore.com
Ingredients
  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour (180g)
  • 3 overripe bananas see Note 1
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/3 cup granulated sugar (66g)
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 8 tablespoons butter or magarine (1 stick, half cup or 114g) softened at room temperature
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon powder
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 large eggs
  • Half cup whole liquid milk
Instructions
  1. Grease a 5 by 9-inch loaf pan with about a teaspoon of oil (vegetable, corn, peanut or canola oil will work well here) and set aside. You could line the bottom of the pan with parchment paper just to ensure the banana bread comes out easily.

  2. Preheat your oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit (180 degrees Celsius).

  3. Peel your bananas and place in a bowl. Mash using a fork or potato masher. Add the milk and mix together.

  4. Place butter/margarine in another bowl and add the sugar. Mix together using a wooden spoon until well combined.

  5. Add the eggs to the butter and sugar and whisk together until just combined. Do not overmix.

  6. Add the banana-milk mixture to the egg mixture. Add the vanilla extract and mix together until just combined. Do not overmix.

  7. Add all the flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, and cinnamon to the wet ingredients. 

  8. Mix all of the ingredients together until just combined to form a batter. Again, do not over mix.

  9. Pout the batter into the greased loaf pan then level the top.

  10. But in preheated oven and bake for 50 - 55 minutes until a toothpick inserted in the middle of the banana bread comes out clean.

  11. Let it cool then remove the bread from the pan, cut and serve!

Recipe Notes

1. The bananas you use in this recipe should be absolutely overripe for best results. I love using bananas that are ripe till their skin starts turning black. This yields the best flavor and makes the banana bread super moist!

2. I have blended bananas together with the milk before for my banana bread and it turned out great. However, mashing the bananas allows for some banana chunks and when it bakes, it yields a great texture! My kids love finding little chunks of banana here and there in their banana bread!

3. The butter you use in this recipe could be salted or unsalted.

4. To keep banana bread, I usually just wrap it in foil paper and place it on my countertop. I usually keep it there for just a day because it never survives more than 2 days. To keep it longer, I suggest placing the banana bread in Ziploc bags since they are airtight then you place in the fridge. Not that exposure to air will make your banana bread dry out. Before serving banana bread out of the fridge, bring it to room temperature so it can be moist again and not hardened by the cold from the fridge.

This recipe was first published in May 2016. It has been updated with better photos, more tips, and a video. The recipe remains the same!

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28 Comments

  1. Anonymous

    Looks so so delicious.
    Well done Precious.
    You make it look so easy.
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  2. S2C, thanks hun. It is really easy.
    Hope you are doing great.

  3. Yummy… What a delight to behold… How I wish I could get a bite so that I can go to banana heaven with you leading the road offcourse … Lol… You have a lovely blog… Glad to find your blog.. I blog at http://www.deveinmesite.wordpress.com

  4. Lol it will be nice to have someone follow me to banana heaven.
    I'm so glad to have you on my blog.
    Thank you so much for visiting.

  5. I've been seeing so much Banana bread everywhere lately! I tried it once and it was a disaster. Lol. I think I'll give it a try again. Thanks for posting this!

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  6. You're welcome dear. This should lead you to the perfect banana bread.

  7. Anonymous

    Sweetheart you are just too much. God bless you deary and may he continue to increase you in Jesus name

  8. Amen and amen. Thank you, dear.

  9. I should totally try this!! Banana bread will not be the death of me..haha..and its always so filling!

    Toyinwithfashion

  10. Lol at it won't be the death of you. You are right, Toyin. It is so filling!

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  12. Your recipes are wonderful Precious.I love what you are doing.

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  14. AKAM ANNETTE

    Ur recipes are de boom precious,I tried ur grilled fish recipe and it came out perfect,u Jos too much.thumbs up to u darling

  15. Blandine Ngum

    Please when do you put in the banana and milk

  16. This is amazing and easy to follow. Thank you.

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  18. Nwaobi Emmanuella

    Will definitely try this out. Thanks so much for sharing. God bless you.

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  20. wow thanks so much anti precious for the banana bread recipe its so delicious your recipes are super, I see the Holy spirit in your works. thanks again.

  21. halo precious,
    i love your recipe so much .
    be blessed

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