Grandma's Brown Sugar Banana Bread Recipe Is Old-Fashioned Goodness by 30Seconds Food

Grandma's Brown Sugar Banana Bread Recipe Is Old-Fashioned Goodness

Is there anything better than the aroma of banana bread baking the oven? We think not! From oatmeal and dark chocolate banana bread to blueberry banana bread to chocolate banana bread to walnut banana bread, there are so many ways to make banana bread

We love old-fashioned banana bread; the kind that Grandma used to make. This easy banana bread recipe is made with brown sugar – in the batter and on top. It's quick, moist and absolutely delicious for breakfast, afternoon snacking or evening dessert. It brings back those memories of Grandma in her kitchen!

Here's what you need to make this delicious banana bread recipe: flour, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, mashed bananas, vegetable oil, brown sugar, eggs and vanilla extract. No worries if you don't have brown sugar. Did you know you can make your own homemade brown sugar? It's really easy and requires just two ingredients. 

Serve this easy, delicious banana bread on its own or with some whipped cream on top. We highly recommend this scrumptious cinnamon whipped cream for even more old-fashioned goodness!

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Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 50 to 55 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour 
Servings: 12 (1 loaf)


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Recipe Notes

  • You could toss some chopped walnuts into the batter, if desired.
  • Add decadence by throwing in some chocolate chips.
  • Store leftover banana bread in an airtight container.

Here's how to make it: 

  1. In a large mixing bowl, whisk together the flour, baking soda, salt and cinnamon. 
  2. In another large mixing bowl, stir together the bananas, oil, brown sugar, eggs and vanilla. Add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients.
  3. Pour the batter into a greased 9x5-inch loaf pan. Sprinkle the top with the 1/3 cup additional brown sugar, if desired. 
  4. Bake in a preheated 350-degree F oven for about 50 to 55 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean. Cool for 10 minutes before removing from the pan.

Nutrition Facts Per Serving

Calories: 170

Total Fat: 6.1g

Saturated Fat: 1.4g

Cholesterol: 62mg

Sodium: 269mg

Total Carbohydrate: 25g

Dietary Fiber: 0.9g

Total Sugars: 10.4g

Protein: 4g

Vitamin D: 6mcg

Calcium: 21mg

Iron: 1mg

Potassium: 112mg

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Donna John
Delicious recipe!
Elisa Schmitz
Banana bread is my weakness. Can never have too many great recipes for this household staple!

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