Best Banana Nut Bread Ever

I've used this recipe for 40 years and always get rave reviews because it is so moist and delicious.


1/2 cup vegetable cooking oil
1 cup sugar
2 eggs, beaten
3 ripe bananas, mashed
2 cups sifted flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
3 tablespoons milk
1/2 teaspoon vanilla
1/2 cup chopped walnuts


Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Grease and flour a loaf pan. Beat oil and sugar together. Add eggs and banana pulp and beat well. Add dry ingredients, milk, and vanilla. Mix well and stir in nuts. Pour into prepared loaf pan. Bake for about 1 hour. Cool well and store overnight in plastic bag in refrigerator before cutting.

Cooking & Recipes


One 9x5x2.5" loaf pan or two 7-3/8x3-5/8x2-1/4 (bake less t

Preparation Time: 

15 minutes

Start to Finish Time: 

75 minutes

Preparation Method


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