Wednesday, October 12, 2016

cinnamon banana bread recipe

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I have never in my life made banana bread.

There, I said it. It's off my chest.

I'm a huge huge huge baker, so when we bought too many bananas that were on sale one day, we needed something to bake to get rid of them all.
My husband all of a sudden said, what about banana bread?


This recipe was so easy and sooo yummy. We ate it every day for breakfast until it was gone. It super easy to save - either cover it in foil and eat within a couple days, or wrap it in saran wrap and then baggie it and put it in the freezer and use when needed.

cinnamon banana bread


- 3 ripe bananas
- 2 eggs
- 3/4 cup oats (I used old fashioned; most oat kinds will work)
- 1 + 1/2 cup all-purpose white flour
- 2 tsp baking powder
- 1/4 tsp baking soda
- 1 tsp salt
- 1/2 tbsp cinnamon + a bit for the top of the bread
- 2/3 cup sugar
- 1/4 cup coconut oil, melted (you can also use canola; use the same amount)
- 1/3 cup milk (we use almond milk but any milk will work)


- Preheat your oven to 350. Spray or butter the bottom your pan with non-stick oil generously.

- In a medium sized bowl, mix together all dry ingredients (oats, flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, sugar). Mix until combined.

- In a larger bowl, mix wet ingredients together (bananas, eggs, coconut oil, milk). We used a potato masher to mash the bananas, but you can use a pastry cutter or fork and it'll do the job just the same.

- Add your dry ingredients to your wet ingredients and mix until just combined. Be careful to not over mix.

- Pour the bread mixture into your pan. Sprinkle the top of your bread with cinnamon.

- Bake for 50 minutes, or until a toothpick comes out clean.


We like to toast slices in the toaster and put some butter on it. mmmmmm.

adapted from this recipe


  1. This sounds incredible! Cinnamon and bananas are two of my very favorite things... I will definitely be trying this!

    1. Same here! Let me know how you like it! :)

  2. I love making (and eating!) banana bread. I've never tried adding cinnamon though. Maybe this weekend I'll make some!

    1. You'll have to let me know how you like it!

  3. Yum! This makes me want to actually buy bananas!

    1. Most definitely!! We go through bananas like wild fire here!