Double Banana Nut Bread


A very moist and dense banana nut bread that will have your brunch guests begging for the recipe. This recipe works well for low and high altitudes without making any adjustments.

Original recipe makes 2 loaves


1 1/3 cups vegetable oil
2 cups white sugar
4 eggs, whisked
5 cups mashed bananas
1 tablespoon lemon juice
4 cups all-purpose flour
2 tablespoons baking powder
1 teaspoon salt
2 cups chopped walnuts

  • PREP

    20 mins

  • COOK

    1 hr 15 mins


    1 hr 35 mins


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour two 9×5-inch loaf pans.
  2. Beat vegetable oil and sugar together in a bowl until creamy and smooth; stir in eggs.
  3. Mash bananas and lemon juice together in a separate bowl; mix into oil mixture until just incorporated.
  4. Sift flour, baking powder, and salt together in a third bowl; slowly mix into wet mixture using an electric mixer on low until just incorporated. Fold in walnuts. Pour batter into the two prepared loaf pans.
  5. Bake in the preheated oven until a knife inserted in the center of the loaf comes out clean, about 1 hour 15 minutes.


Calories: 366 kcal
Carbohydrates: 45 g
Cholesterol: 35 mg
Fat: 19.7 g
Fiber: 2.4 g
Protein: 5.2 g
Sodium: 232 mg