Banana Bread

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  • Time icon
    Total Time
    1hr 15mins
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based on 36 ratings

This banana pecan loaf is based on a classic recipe with lots of banana flavor and crunchy nuts.

recipe updated Mar 26, 2020


  • Unsalted butter icon
    Unsalted butter
    100g (about ½ cup)
  • Banana icon
    200g (about 1¾)
  • Egg icon
    2 (100g)
  • Greek yogurt icon
    Greek yogurt
    100g (about ½ cup)
  • Dark brown sugar icon
    Dark brown sugar
    130g (about ¾ cup)
  • All purpose flour icon
    All purpose flour
    200g (about 1½ cups)
  • Baking powder icon
    Baking powder
    10g (about 2 tsp)
  • Pecan halves icon
    Pecan halves
    120g (about 1¼ cups)
  • Ground cinnamon icon
    Ground cinnamon
    1½ tsp (about 4g)


  • kCook icon Spatula
  • kCook icon Microwave
  • kCook icon Wooden spoon
  • kCook icon Large mixing bowl
  • kCook icon Loaf pan - 9 x 5 x 3"
  • kCook icon Small glass bowl

Step preview

  1. Pre-heat oven - 160°C
  2. Grease a clean loaf pan
  3. Add unsalted butter to a clean small glass bowl
  4. Melt in microwave then set aside
  5. Add banana, egg, greek yogurt and dark brown sugar to a clean large mixing bowl
  6. Transfer content of small glass bowl to dough
  7. Mix until well combined
  8. Add all purpose flour, baking powder, pecan halves and ground cinnamon to the dough
  9. Fold together until combined
  10. Transfer dough to loaf pan
  11. Bake until skewer tests clean - 55 min, 160°C
  12. Let cool
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