Banana bread from your kitchen is a snap when you use this easy recipe! Just combine the ingredients, mix, bake, and enjoy with your family.

Banana Bread Recipe

Ingredients you will need:

  • 1 C. sugar
  • 2 t. baking powder
  • 1 C. brown sugar, packed
  • 1 t. soda
  • 3/4 C. margarine
  • 1/2 t. salt
  • 1 C. milk
  • 3 C. flour
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 t. vanilla
  • 3 bananas, very ripe, mashed
  • 1 C. pecans, chopped
  • 1 T. grated orange rind

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Cream sugar, brown sugar, and margarine. Add milk, eggs, bananas, grated orange rind, baking powder, soda, salt, flour, vanilla, and chopped pecans. Beat for 3 minutes.

Batter is mixed in a mixer.

Add batter to two greased loaf pans. Bake for 1 hour or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.

Kristi places batter in Rada Loaf Pans.

Serve and enjoy!

Kristi poses with completed banana bread.

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How to Make Banana Bread Video Recipe

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Hi, it’s Kristi in the Rada Cutlery Kitchen, and today I’m going to show you how to make classic banana bread. This is one of the recipes out of our 101 Recipes with Bananas cookbook.

First, preheat your oven to 350 degrees. Cream 1 cup sugar, 1 cup brown sugar, and ¾ cup margarine. Add 1 cup milk, 2 eggs, and 3 ripe, mashed bananas. Add 1 tablespoon grated orange rind, 2 tablespoons baking powder, 1 teaspoon soda, and half a teaspoon salt. Add 3 cups flour, 1 teaspoon vanilla, and 1 cup chopped pecans. Beat for 3 minutes.

Pour batter into 2 greased and floured loaf pans. Bake for 1 hour or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.

And there you have a classic banana bread. Be sure to subscribe to our YouTube channel, and visit our website at

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