Maple Nut Banana Bread Recipe

by Valerie Gray, From Val's Kitchen

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Maple Nut Banana Bread takes classic banana bread flavor and adds the crunch of nuts and sweetness of maple to make a versatile sweet treat.

Maple Nut Banana Bread Recipe

Maple Nut Banana Bread

We had banana bread often in our home while I was growing up, partially because my Mother loves all things bananas and partially because it’s just tasty. This recipe takes a classic banana bread and changes it up a bit by adding crunchy nuts and sweet maple. This versatile sweet bread can be used for snacking or entertaining. Here’s instructions on how to make it.

Prep: 15 mins

Bake: 50 mins

Total: 1 hr & 5 mins

Makes: 12 servings

Equipment Needed

Maple Nut Banana Bread Recipe


  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter (melted)
  • 1/2 cup maple syrup
  • 1 whole egg
  • 3 ripe bananas (mashed)
  • 1 tsp maple extract
  • 3 tbsp whole milk
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/3 cup walnuts (chopped)
  • 1 tbsp sugar

Maple Nut Banana Bread Recipe


Preheat the oven to 350 degrees f.

Spray the loaf pan with nonstick baking spray.

Mix the maple syrup with the melted butter in a large bowl.

Add the egg and bananas. Take care to leave some small banana chunks in the mixture.

Add the maple and milk to the bowl and stir to mix.

Combine the flour, baking soda, and baking powder in the other large bowl.

Slowly add in the banana mixture. Stir until just moistened.

Maple Nut Banana Bread Recipe

Use a small measuring cup to scoop the batter into the loaf pan.

Maple Nut Banana Bread Recipe

Mix the nuts and sugar in a small bowl.

Maple Nut Banana Bread Recipe

Sprinkle the combined nuts and sugar evenly over the bread batter.

Maple Nut Banana Bread Recipe

Bake at 350 degrees for 50 minutes.

Remove the loaf from the pan.

Put the slightly cooled loaf on the wire rack to cool completely.

Once the loaf has cooled then you can slice it.

Serve and enjoy!

Maple Nut Banana Bread Recipe

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