Walnut Banana Bread Recipe

There is no better way to use ripe bananas than by baking a batch of moist, buttery banana bread. Loaded with banana flavor and walnuts, this recipe gets added crunch from the brown sugar and walnut streusel topping. Makes a great housewarming gift!
Makes: 8-10 servings
Skill Level: None

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Step 1

Preheat oven to 325ºF. Lightly spray pan with vegetable cooking spray.

Step 2

For topping, combine 1/4 cup flour, brown sugar, ¼ cup walnuts and 2 tablespoons butter in small bowl; mix until mixture resembles coarse crumbs; set aside.

Step 3

In small bowl, combine 1 2/3 cups flour, baking powder and salt; set aside.

Step 4

In large bowl, beat 6 tablespoons butter and sugar with electric mixer until light and fluffy. Add eggs, bananas and vanilla; mix well. Add flour mixture to butter mixture; mix just until blended. (Do not over mix.) Gently stir in ½ cup walnuts. Pour into prepared pan. Sprinkle streusel evenly over batter.

Step 5

Bake 50-55 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pan on cooling rack 15 minutes; remove from pan and cool completely.

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1 2/3 cups + 1/4 cup all-purpose flour (divided)

3/4 cup chopped walnuts (divided)

8 tablespoons softened butter or margarine (divided)

2 teaspoons baking powder

1/2 teaspoon salt

3 medium ripe bananas (peeled and mashed)




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Walnut Banana Bread is rated 4.7 out of 5 by 3.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The best ever So good, one of the best I´ve ever taste. Spongie and moist. Really a good recipe.
Date published: 2018-04-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I've made four loafs so far. The bread comes out solid and heavy. It tastes fantastic without butter on a slice, Its very moist.
Date published: 2013-05-01
Rated 4 out of 5 by from it was delicious, the only thing i did was added cinnamon to the topping. it was gone in no time.. only 1 teaspoon of cinnamon..
Date published: 2012-10-06
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