32 Best Banana Bread Recipes

There's no time for monkey business when you're trying to find the perfect banana bread. Show brown fruit who's boss by conquering this baking staple one top-rated recipe at a time.

Classic Banana Bread

Using only a few at-the-ready ingredients, this recipe proves that delicious doesn't always mean difficult.

Banana Bread Brownies

"This is the best banana recipe I've ever found."


Tunnel of Fudge Banana Cake

"I loved the fudgy chocolate filling in this cake, it was a delicious addition to an already great chocolate cake and was akin to a hidden layer of frosting in the middle of the cake."

-Izy Hossack

Banana-Chocolate Chip Muffins

"These were fantastic! I added half a cup of applesauce and 1/2 cup of rolled oats to the recipe. The muffins turned out moist and packed with flavor.."


Banana & Apple Bread

Two fruits are better than one. Apples and cinnamon give this all-season sweet some delicious autumnal flair.

Easy Banana Bread

With a recipe this foolproof, no one will ever know you took the lazy way out — we promise.

Air Fryer Banana Bread

"Super moist banana bread. You wouldn't even know it was made in an air fryer, and it's so much faster this way too. I used a round 6-inch cake pan and it worked perfectly!"

-Jonathan Melendez

Banana Banana Bread

When life gives you over-ripened fruit, turn it into the moist banana bread that dreams are made of.

Banana Bread Muffins

Whether you're on-the-go or making a lazy brunch, this recipe will satisfy your carb-cravings in 30-minutes flat.

Chocolate Chip Banana Bread

The best way to step-up your banana bread game? By adding mini chocolate chips, of course.

Sour Cream Banana Bread

Sour cream blurs the line between sweet and savory, making this tangy bread perfect for any meal.

Banana Zucchini Bread

"Excellent!!! I made muffins instead, but make sure you change the time to 20 minutes. Great use for my overripe bananas and fresh zucchini."


Blueberry Banana Bread

"Made this for weekend breakfast for the family... and they LOVED it! I left out the coconut and nuts, but it was truly amazing. Moist, rich and delicious. I ate mine warm with butter. This really deserves 6 stars!!"


Nutella-Stuffed Banana Bread

Banana bread loaded with chocolate hazelnut spread.

Chocolate Banana Bread

"Whole family loved it! Ours was super moist and tasted more like a chocolate cake than bread."


Upside-Down Banana Bread

A fun twist on traditional banana bread.

Melt-In-Your-Mouth Banana Bread

"Could this be the perfect banana bread recipe? Cannot stop eating it!"


Marbled Chocolate Banana Bread

"Without a doubt the best low fat banana bread I have ever made. I changed two things - I add 2 full cups of mashed banana and 1/2 cup sour cream. The result is an incredibly moist, delicious choc./banana treat. Every where I take this I am handing the recipe out!"

-kim myles

Eggnog Banana Bread

"This smells sooo good cooking with the cinnamon/sugar topping! I love the subtle taste and that you can still taste a little banana."


Pineapple Banana Bread

"So yummy! I made some changes to make them a little healthier and they turned out delicious! I also made them muffins; 350 degree oven for about 20 minutes. They are amazing, I tried to share one with my 12 month old and he insisted on eating the entire thing!"


Vegan Banana Bread

"Delicious! This recipe is so forgiving and versatile! My milk & egg allergic son loves this recipe!!"


Cinnamon Streusel Banana Nut Cream Cheese Bread

"This is the best banana bread. The streusel topping is a nice contrast to the moist bread. I have made this recipe several times now and we really enjoy this bread made as muffins. Makes 2 dozen muffins; bake 25 minutes."


Sourdough Banana Bread

"I used up extra starter and the older blackened bananas! No waste, woohoo! Wonderful banana bread, a most enjoyable breakfast for the family. I used part whole wheat flour and butter in the recipe."

-Kitchen Witch Steph

Banana Pumpkin Spice Bread

"This bread is WONDERFUL! It tastes like you are biting into a piece of fall! One of the best recipes I have found! It does take a long time to bake, but it is worth the wait! Plus your whole house will be filled with a delicious smelling aroma. This is a recipe you will make over and over again!"


Carrot Banana Bread

"Very moist and flavorful, and rose up nicely. Perfect blend of spices. I had a slice with a scoop of vanilla non-fat, no sugar added ice cream for dessert. Yummy."

-Outta Here

Butterscotch Banana Bread

"This is the best banana bread ever! By mistake I used 1/2 cup butter and oh my it was good! I cut the sugar to 1/2 cup as the butterscotch chips are very sweet. It was divine!"


Cranberry Banana Oat Muffins

"Really tasty and easy to make. I also used some cinnamon and added a walnut streusel topping for crunch."


Banana Nut Pineapple Bread

"Very good recipe, makes a nice wholesome looking bread. I mashed 3 bananas which was a little over a cup but I put it all in anyway and it was fine. This makes a nice change from plain banana bread and I'll make it again."


Glazed Coconut Banana Bread

"Excellent. I love this recipe. It is great even without the lime glaze, but the glaze adds an extra kick to it. Everyone needs to try this recipe."


Best-Ever Banana Bread

Like streusel on steroids, the sugary pecan topping makes this bread-behemoth worthy of its winning title.

Banana-Oatmeal Bread

Rustic oats give this breakfast bread some texture, while creamy buttermilk keeps it moist and delicious.

Banana Nut Bread

This recipe may be classic, but it's far from average. The crunchy nuts and moist dough will have you achieving banana bread-nirvana in no time.