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Banana Pecan Bread sliced on a baking rack

Banana Pecan Bread

Ripe bananas and chopped blended into an easy homemade Banana Pecan Bread recipe that makes one of our family’s favorite snacks, breakfast or even dessert!
Sweet bananas give this bread a wonderful flavor and the pecans add a crunchy, buttery, nutty flavor that makes this the best banana nut bread.
Course Breakfast, Dessert, Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword Banana Pecan Bread
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Servings 20 thick slices of bread
Calories 333kcal
Author Jennifer @ Plowing Through Life


  • 1 cup butter softened
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 4 eggs
  • 4 cups flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 7 bananas mashed
  • 1 cup pecans finely chopped


  • In a large mixing bowl cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Add eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition.
  • Combine flour, soda and salf. Gradually add flour mixture alternating with bananas to creamed mixture.
  • Using a wooden spoon stir in pecans.
  • Grease and flour two or three 9 x 5 inch loaf pans. Three pans bake at 300°F for 1 hour. Two pans bake at 325°F for 1 hour and 10 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.


Calories: 333kcal | Carbohydrates: 49g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 57mg | Sodium: 262mg | Potassium: 210mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 25g | Vitamin A: 360IU | Vitamin C: 4mg | Calcium: 17mg | Iron: 2mg