Small Batch Banana Bread Recipe

In case you’ve been following this weblog for a whilst you’ll know that I’ve a banana bread obsession. I rarely make it or let myself purchase it although. If I make it, I’ll inevitably eat the entire loaf. And shopping for it simply doesn’t appear proper for some motive. Though I’ll admit to having boughten the odd slice right here or there whereas on the airport. There’s one thing about airports that makes me really feel just like the energy don’t depend though they in all probability depend much more. Anyway, that was only a rambling approach of claiming I like banana bread and I can eat quite a lot of it.

Which brings me too: small batch banana bread! After my small batch cookie victory, I began fascinated with all the opposite issues I might small batch and banana bread rose to the highest of the pile fairly rapidly. Now that I’m scripting this submit, on reflection, I in all probability ought to have made even a smaller batch as a result of the half batch that I made (2 bananas, 1 egg) made only a tiny bit an excessive amount of batter for my mini loaf pan. Whereas the loaf was baking, the batter rose up over the perimeters and as a substitute of doming (like a superb banana bread ought to do), it simply fell down the perimeters. However, I ate these items, so no nice loss, I assume.

Anyway, this can be a small batch recipe of Flour Bakery’s well-known banana bread. I’ve made this on the weblog earlier than and talked about the way it doesn’t dome when baking. It additionally annoyingly requires a mixer. So I’m undecided why it’s the recipe that I made a decision to do the maths on. Oh wait. I do know why. It’s trigger it tastes AMAZING. I can’t recover from this recipe though I need to. I need to discover the right small batch banana bread recipe that makes use of 1 banana and possibly 1/2 an egg. One which doesn’t require a mixer and can make a pleasant tall dome.

However till that point, right here is the Flour Bakery banana bread recipe, conveniently halved. Heck, I even did the maths for you guys and quartered it simply incase you need to make the flattest, smallest, most scrumptious loaf-esque banana bread ever. At that time possibly it ought to be small batch banana cake? However then, is banana cake a factor?

Joyful banana breading!
xoxo steph

Small Batch Banana Bread Recipe |

Small Batch Banana Bread Recipe |

Small Batch Banana Bread Recipe
makes 1 small loaf or 10 muffins

  • 1/2 + 1/three cup (105 grams) all objective flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/four teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/eight teaspoon floor cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup plus 1 tablespoon (115 grams) sugar
  • 1 giant egg
  • 1/four cup (50 grams) canola or different flavorless oil
  • 2 very ripe bananas, peeled and mashed (about three/four cups or 170 grams mashed bananas)
  • 1 tablespoons bitter cream or greek yogurt
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

Notice: This recipes make 1 small mini loaf and a pair of muffins or about 10-12 muffins. I attempted to get all of the batter into only a mini loaf pan but it surely overflowed within the oven, so be sure to simply fill the loaf pan three/four of the best way.

With the rack within the middle of the oven, preheat to 325°F. Flippantly butter and flour pan a mini loaf pan (6×three inches or a pan that matches 2 cups liquid) or line 10-12 muffin tins with paper liners.

Sift collectively the flour, baking soda, cinnamon and salt in a bowl and put aside.

With a stand mixer fitted with the whip attachment, beat collectively the sugar and eggs on medium velocity till mild and fluffy, about 5 minutes.

Swap to low velocity and slowly drizzle within the oil, taking your time.

Add the bananas, bitter cream, and vanilla, and proceed to combine on low velocity simply till mixed.

Use a rubber spatula to fold within the flour combination till completely mixed. No flour streaks ought to be seen.

Pour the batter into the ready loaf pan and bake for 50 minutes. Bake muffins for 20-25 minutes. The loaf ought to be golden brown on prime and the cake will spring again whenever you press it.

Let cool within the pan on a wire rack for 30 minutes, take away from the pan and let cool fully on the wire rack. Take pleasure in!

For 1/four of the recipe:

1/four + 1/6 cup (52.5 grams) all objective flour
1/four teaspoon baking soda
1/eight teaspoon kosher salt
pinch floor cinnamon
1/four cup plus 1.5 teaspoons (57.5 grams) sugar
1/2 giant egg (whisk a big egg and weight out 13-14 grams or measure out 1.5 tablespoons)
2 tablespoons (25 grams) canola or different flavorless oil
1 very ripe bananas, peeled and mashed (about 6 tablespoons or 85 grams mashed bananas)
1.5 teaspoons bitter cream or greek yogurt
1/four teaspoon vanilla extract

Observe the directions above and bake for about 20-30 minutes.




  1. denise says:

    Love this however your “BEST BANANA BREAD” recipe is the one i make at the very least as soon as each 2 weeks and it’s actually the BEST. So little substances required and really easy to come back collectively – solely requires ONE banana and nonetheless has a lot flavour repay.


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