Easy One Bowl Banana Bread Recipe

Easy One Bowl Banana Bread Recipe – Easy to make and lightened-up delicious banana bread recipe with crunchy pecans and loads of banana flavor.

This EASY Banana Bread is moist and delicious with loads of banana flavor and crunchy nuts! A quick and delicious recipe that gives perfect results every time.

Truth: I hide bananas. Not because I’m bananas about bananas, but because I’m bananas about banana bread. And nuts about nuts! 

Hey Hey, internetS friends! First things first: It’s Monday! Do you love Mondays?!?  😆

Although, I have to be honest. On Mondays, I have the most energy. On Mondays, I feel like I can tackle every single one of those 1347 emails in my inbox. Of course, I also tell myself that I have until Friday to do that. 

Banana Bread on the counter.

So. Do you ever get something stuck in your head that you just HAVE to have? That you just have to make and inhale?

This banana bread was that thing for me. 

EASY ONE BOWL BANANA BREAD RECIPE

Those bananas I was hiding? I mashed ‘em up, added in some sugar and eggs and threw in some pecans, and Oh. My. Yumminess. Insane! The most perfectly soft-crusted outside, and cakey, moist inside.

Makes for a lovely breakfast, coffee-partner or midnight snack, which happens to be my personal fave.

Slices of banana bread.

While I was at it, I snapped some pics and decided to update this old post. Lord knows those photos needed a makeover. 

WHAT CAN YOU ADD TO BANANA BREAD

The fun news: this is actually a base banana bread recipe that I’ve used for years. It’s quick to prepare because it’s all done in one bowl, and it’s also easy to play around with it. For instance, if you don’t like white whole wheat flour, use all-purpose flour.

Don’t like pecans, throw in some walnuts. Or chocolate chips? Even better!

Looking to replace the sugar with a sweetener? Go right ahead! I’ve done it all, and it all works perfectly.

HOW DO YOU KEEP BANANA BREAD MOIST

  • Wrap baked and completely cooled banana bread in plastic wrap and wrap again with aluminum foil. Keep at normal room temperature for 2 days.
  • Store in the fridge for up to 1 week.

HOW TO FREEZE BANANA BREAD

  • Wrap baked and completely cooled bread in plastic wrap and aluminum foil; keep in the freezer for 2 to 3 months. 

Banana Bread Slices on the counter.

And don’t you want the biggest cup of coffee right now? With the biggest slice of this beauty?! Let’s do it.

P.S. We have never polished off an entire loaf of banana bread within one day. This one didn’t make it to the next hour. 

ENJOY!

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Easy One Bowl Banana Bread Recipe - Easy to make and lightened-up delicious banana bread recipe with crunchy pecans and loads of banana flavor.

Easy One Bowl Banana Bread Recipe

Katerina | Diethood
Easy to make, delicious banana bread recipe with crunchy pecans and loads of banana flavor.
Servings : 12 servings
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 50 mins
Total Time 1 hr

Ingredients
  

  • 3 to 4 ripe bananas , mashed
  • 1/3- cup melted butter
  • 1/2- cup Truvia baking sweetener OR 3/4-cup granulated sugar
  • 1 large egg , lightly beaten
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • pinch of salt
  • 1-1/2 cup white whole wheat flour OR all-purpose flour
  • 1/2- cup chopped pecans (you can also use walnuts, chocolate chips, raisins, etc...)

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 350F.
  • Line a 4×8 inch loaf pan with parchment paper and set aside.
  • In a large mixing bowl, combine the mashed bananas and butter; using a wooden spoon, mix the melted butter into the mashed bananas until thoroughly combined.
  • Stir in the sugar, egg, and vanilla.
  • Sprinkle the baking soda and salt over the mixture and mix well.
  • Add in the flour and carefully mix the batter.
  • Fold in the pecans.
  • Pour the mixture into previously prepared loaf pan.
  • Bake for 45 to 50 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
  • Remove from oven and cool on a rack.
  • Cut and serve.

Nutrition

Calories: 152 kcal | Carbohydrates: 19 g | Protein: 1 g | Fat: 8 g | Saturated Fat: 3 g | Cholesterol: 13 mg | Sodium: 136 mg | Potassium: 129 mg | Fiber: 1 g | Sugar: 12 g | Vitamin A: 175 IU | Vitamin C: 2.6 mg | Calcium: 10 mg | Iron: 0.3 mg | Net Carbs: 18 g

Nutritional info is an estimate and provided as courtesy. Values may vary according to the ingredients and tools used. Please use your preferred nutritional calculator for more detailed info.

Course: Bread
Cuisine: American
Keyword: easy banana bread, healthy banana bread, quick bread recipe
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***This is an old recipe from the Diethood archives updated with new photos and content***

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