Banana Walnut Bread Recipe

Banana Walnut 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. Top it off with the yummy, crunchy walnut streusel and you’ve got a delicious treat that makes a great gift for holidays, housewarmings or just because!
  • Prep20 min
  • Total Time1 hr 45 min
  • Skill LevelBeginner
    Amount8-10 servings


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  1. Preheat oven to 325ºF. Prepare 9 in. x 5 in. loaf pan with vegetable pan spray.
  2. For streusel topping, combine all ingredients in small bowl; mix until mixture resembles coarse crumbs.
  3. In small bowl, combine flour, baking powder and salt.
  4. In large bowl, beat 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. Gently stir in walnuts.

    Pour into prepared pan. Sprinkle streusel evenly over batter.

  5. Bake 60-65 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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