Banana Bread

A super banana-y bread made with whole wheat; chocolate chips optional but yummy! Reduced sugar from many banana breads, the banana provides the rest of the sweetness.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time1 hr
Total Time1 hr 15 mins
Course: Bread
Cuisine: American
Servings: 1 - 9x5" pan
Author: Amy Garrett


  • 2 cups whole wheat flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1/3 cup brown sugar
  • 2 eggs ,
  • 2 1/3 cups mashed overripe bananas


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Lightly grease a 9x5 inch loaf pan.
  • In a large bowl, combine flour, baking soda and salt. In a separate bowl, cream together butter and brown sugar. Stir in eggs and mashed bananas until well blended. Stir banana mixture into flour mixture; stir just to moisten. Pour batter into prepared loaf pan.
  • Bake in preheated oven for 60 to 65 minutes, until a toothpick inserted into center of the loaf comes out clean. Let bread cool in pan for 10 minutes, then turn out onto a wire rack.


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Thank you for sharing this recipe!! My best friend loves banana bread and now I can make it fresh for her.

Tina Warren

A while back you had an amazing recipe on the blog for large batch banana or pumpkin bread. Itused 6 cups of flour, about as much sweetener, abd made the best banana bread I have ever tasted. I tried searching but can’t find it! Do you have it stored somewhere or could you repost?? Pppplllleaaaaasssse?