My goal this year is to become a really good baker. One of my favorite coffee shop treats is banana nut bread. It’s sweet. nutty and soooo good. Earlier this year I tried making it and it came out pretty good, but I’m determined to perfect it. Welllllll you guys, I think I perfected it!! It was so moist and delicious and I didn’t have to use a ton of bananas. I actually only had one on hand lol, but I was craving banana bread. It was super good and I’m so excited to be sharing with you all this delicious recipe.

Walnuts vs Pecans – normally banana nut bread is made with walnuts. However, I didn’t have any. butttttt I did have pecans. sooooo, pecans it was. When cooking, remember you can make whatever modifications that YOU want. There are some rules when cooking but, certain things like nuts… choose your fav.

Cinnamon Swirl Banana Bread

Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 40 mins
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American


  • 1-2 Large Bananas
  • 2 cups All Purpose Flour
  • 1 tbsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 tbsp cinnamon
  • 1 tbsp vanilla
  • 1/3 cup milk
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 cup sour cream
  • 1/4 cup unsalted butter
  • 1 cup walnuts or pecans

Cinnamon Swirl

  • 2 tbsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar


  • Pre-heat your oven to 350 degrees and grease your loaf pan. 
  • In a bowl, mash up bananas with a fork until it becomes a baby food consistency, then combine eggs, vanilla, milk, sour cream, melted butter and sugar(s).
  • Next, add in your dry ingredients; flour, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon and stir until combined.
  • Pour batter in a buttered pan. Sprinkle cinnamon sugar mix over top and drag a knife or toothpick in a swirling motion.
  • Bake on 375 for about 40 minutes or until a toothpick in the center comes out clean.
  • Allow the bread to cool before serving. 
Keyword Banana Bread, Easy Recipes

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