Starbucks Banana Walnut Bread {recipe}

How to Make this Starbucks Banana Walnut Bread Recipe is really easy.  It tastes so delicious that it’ll probably make it’s way into your best of the best recipes section. Starbucks distributed this recipe a few years ago, and I’ve been making it ever since.  There’s a reason people line up to buy slices of this loaf.  My favorite thing about this recipe is that it uses considerably smaller amounts of sugar, eggs and oils than other bread recipes.  Starbucks Banana Walnut Bread

Starbucks Banana Walnut Bread {recipe}
Recipe Type: Bread
Cuisine: Snack, Dessert
Author: Starbucks
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  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 egg
  • 1 1/8 cups sugar
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 2 tbsp buttermilk
  • 3 ripe medium-large bananas (mashed)
  • 1/2 c + 1/3 c chopped walnuts (or pecans)
  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Grease 9x5x3 loaf pan and dust with flour. Blend together the flour, baking soda and salt and set aside. Mix together the egg, sugar and vegetable oil until combined. Add the flour mixture and when blended add the buttermilk, vanilla and mashed bananas and mix until combined. Fold in 1/2 c chopped walnuts (I use pecans) and pour batter into prepared loaf pan. Top batter with remaining 1/3 c chopped walnuts. Bake for 45 to 60n minutes, until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Cool for 10 minutes on a wire rack before removing from pan.
  2. Tip: If you don’t have buttermilk you can substitute by adding 1 tbls of vinegar or lemon juice to 1 c milk. Let stand 5 minutes.


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  1. Yum! Thanks for sharing this recipe. It’s perfect timing considering I’ve got at least 3 bananas going brown that need to be used up 🙂

  2. is vrey nice thank you

  3. Perfect dessert for tonight! I have some bananas that need to be used up and I love to add the walnuts for a nice bite!