(Every Banana Bread Variation You Could Ever Want)
Last Updated: November 8, 2020
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22 Best Ever Banana Bread Recipes
We chose 22 of the Best Ever Banana Bread Recipes in the world! We’ve sourced the top Banana Bread with Chocolate Chips, Moist Banana Bread, Easy Banana Bread, Healthy Banana Bread, and more of the Best Ever Banana Recipes for you to try.
There are so many ways to bake the best ever banana bread, but one thing we’ve found that is consistent in any banana bread recipe is its key to start with overripe bananas.
The peel should be brown and the bananas should have an almost gelatin-like texture. Overripe bananas make the absolute BEST banana bread ever!
Once you have your favorite basic recipe, you can easily add extras, like chocolate chips or walnuts. You can even adjust the recipe to make it gluten free or low fat, with just a few simple modifications.
While everyone has different tastes, we’ve found that overall, these are the top tips for creating the Best Ever Banana Bread Recipe:
Use overripe bananas
Don’t over mix the batter
Don’t over bake
Use exact measurements
Make it your own by adding your favorite extras
Here are some of the Best Ever Banana Bread Recipes we’ve found from some of the best food bloggers and publications!
Best Ever Banana Bread Recipes …with Chocolate Chips
#1: NATASHA’S KITCHEN
This deliciously moist banana bread is loaded with extra ripe bananas and rich chocolate chips. This is a treat for adults and kids alike! Serve it warm with a tall glass of milk.
You only need a handful of ingredients to make this super easy banana bread. Start picking up some bananas, let them get extra ripe, and give this recipe a try. It will become a family favorite for sure!
Top food site, The Kitchn, tells us how to make the simplest banana bread. This easy banana bread recipe can be made in a loaf pan, or in a muffin tin. You can even hand mix it and have great results. It’s an extremely forgiving recipe with just 10 minutes of prep time!
This family recipe for buttermilk banana bread is moist and delicious. It will quickly become your go-to banana bread recipe. By replacing the oil with buttermilk, the result is a cake-like bread full of flavor.
This banana bread is not only super easy to make, but it is also vegan! This is not only great if you are vegan, but also if you’re out of eggs. This recipe makes the most perfect, moist, dense banana bread ever!
Top recipe site, Simply Recipes, puts a vegan twist on a classic banana bread recipe. Your friends and family will never know it’s not the real deal! It uses flax seed to provide extra moisture, along with extra ripe bananas.
Our founder, Michelle’s friend gave her this best ever banana bread recipe from the Best of Bridge to her over 15 years ago. She hasn’t veered from it once and swears it is indeed the best banana bread ever!
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