Easy Banana Nut Bread Recipe


  • 1 1/2 cups flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 2/3 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1/4 cup shortening
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup mashed bananas about 3 medium
  • 2/3 cup chopped pecans or walnuts
  • 1 tablespoon flour
  • 2 tablespoons pecans
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 teaspoon butter
  • 1/8 teaspoon cinnamon


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Grease and flour (or line with parchment paper) an 8×4 loaf pan.
  2. Combine flour, baking soda, salt, and cinnamon in a small bowl. Whisk to combine.
  3. With a hand mixer on medium, combine sugar, butter and shortening in a medium bowl until fluffy. Add eggs and mix well. Stir in mashed bananas.
  4. Add dry ingredients and mix just until combined. Toss nuts with remaining tablespoon of flour and fold into batter.
  5. Pour into prepared loaf pan and top with topping. Combine topping ingredient and sprinkle over loaf.
  6. Bake 55-65 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean. Do not overbake.
  7. Cool in the pan 5 minutes. Remove from pan and cool completely on a rack.

Nutrition Facts

Calories: 253

Carbohydrates: 28g

Protein: 3g

Fat: 15g

Saturated Fat: 4g

Cholesterol: 38mg

Sodium: 236mg

Potassium: 103mg

Fiber: 2g

Sugar: 13g

Vitamin A: 176IU

Vitamin C: 1mg

Calcium: 13mg

Iron: 1mg

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