Apr 15, 2016

Basic Banana Bread Recipe - Bakery Style Banana Bread Recipe

You may be asking me, Aarthi you have shared so many banana bread recipe in this blog, why another one? 

I would say that this is a basic recipe or your go to recipe, if you want to have a slice of bakery style banana bread. Yes it is perfect. You never need another one again.

This banana bread is a simple recipe, it has basic ingredients, but the ratio is perfect and gives you a moist full of banana flavour bread. 

I added some walnuts and flax seeds in this and it was so delicious. The bread holds really well. You can make it and freeze them for future as well. Just toast them or warm them in microwave and spread some butter over and you have a perfect breakfast on hand.

Hope you will give this a try and let me know how it turns out for you..

Preparation Time : 10 mins
Baking Time : 60 mins
Serves: 5 to 6
Recipe Source: Joyofbaking


All Purpose Flour / Maida - 1 3/4 cup / 210 grams
White Sugar - 3/4 cup / 150 grams
Baking Powder -  1 tsp
Baking Soda / Cooking Soda - 1/4 tsp
Cinnamon Powder - 1 tsp
Salt - 1/4 tsp
Eggs - 2
Unsalted Butter - 1/2 cup / 113 grams
Oil - 3 tblspn
Mashed Ripe Bananas - 1 3/4 cup
Walnuts - 1/2 cup
Flax Seeds - 3 tblspn

(My 1 cup measures 240 ml)


Preheat oven to 180 degree C. Grease a 9X5 inch nonstick loaf pan with oil or nonstick cooking spray and set aside. If you have normal pan, oil it well and dust with flour and set aside.

Now in a bowl, take flour, baking soda, baking powder, cinnamon and salt and mix well.

Now in a bowl, take butter, oil, sugar, and mix well. Add in eggs and beat well.

Now add in bananas and mix well.

Now add in the flour mix and fold gently, add in flax seeds and walnuts and fold gently,

Spoon this into the baking pan and bake for 55 mins to 60 mins.

Remove it and cool it down completely. Now unmould it and cool down completely.

Slice and serve.

take all your ingredients

Prepare a loaf pan by greasing it with oil and dusting some flour over it
take ripe bananas in a bowl

mash it well

take flour in a bowl

add in baking soda, baking powder and salt

add in cinnamon

mix well and set aside

take butter in a bowl

add oil

add sugar

mix well

add eggs

mix well

add bananas

fold gently

add in the flour mix

fold gently

add flax seeds

add walnuts

fold gently

spoon into the pan

bake till done

remove it and cool it down

slice and serve


  1. cooker mein bana skte hai if ys thn timing bata dijiye thnx

  2. Looks yummy. Simple tempting to try this recipe immediately...

  3. @Deep Singhif u are making it in cooker, the timing may vary, so u have to keep an eye on it

  4. i can never get tired of another banana bread recipe, that's how much i love it :) awesome

  5. hi
    Can we use the recipe for pressure cooker?

    1. Yes i baked it in cooker. And it came out so well ☺

    2. Yes i baked it in cooker. And it came out so well ☺

  6. First time I tried banana bread and it came really good, thanks. I have been following your blog for long time and your recipes are always awesome. Keep posting and rocking.

  7. Can I omit flax seeds in this recipe?

  8. Hey Aarthi,
    Can this be prepared in microwave? I usually make cakes in microwave and it is usually done in 6-7 mins.


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