Banana walnut bread is real comfort food, chock full of sweet bananas, sugar and crunchy walnuts it satisfies on so many levels!
Our Starbucks Banana Nut Bread Recipe is the best. You know how much you love the banana bread at Starbucks? And that it’s $2.75 per slice?
Well what if I were to tell you that this gi-normous loaf of Banana Nut Bread serves 10 thick slices. Yep, that got your attention right?
So with this recipe, you are going to get that amazing rich banana nut bread, at a fraction of the price, and if you make two loaves, you can share one with your bestie.
Well this easy to bake Starbucks banana bread copycat recipe is going to save you a ton of money! You will be able to bake your banana bread at home, and take a slice to work to have with your favourite cup of Joe.
I made it both ways – the classic banana bread recipe that’s just like my Grandma’s! I also made a copycat Starbucks Chocolate Chip Banana Bread (see the video below!)
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STARBUCKS BANANA BREAD BACKSTORY
I like to have a slice after dinner, slightly warmed and spread with butter, it almost melts in my mouth! I’m one of those people who always has at least 5 or 6 frozen black bananas in the freezer, I just can’t throw them out when the over ripen. Sometimes I use them in smoothies,and banana chocolate chip pancakes are the bomb!
Recently I’ve been itching to bake some copycat recipes and Starbucks was at the top of the list! Starbucks banana nut bread is so moist and delicious I don’t know how anyone can resist! But by the time you buy a speciality Starbucks coffee and a slice of banana nut bread? Whoah!
We need a better solution, and one that’s budget friendly, right?
So I’m making a copycat version adding two extra bananas, so that means 5 large bananas instead of 3 in my version of Starbucks Banana Nut Bread.
How to Make the Best Starbucks Banana Bread?
This Starbucks Banana Bread Recipe is a quick bread or a no yeast bread and just like muffins, requires a light hand when mixing. In fact you really don’t mix at all – more like folding the dry ingredient mixture into the wet ingredients.
Over mixing might give you a nice smooth batter, but I can guarantee your Banana Bread will be dry and tough. And that would be just so disappointing! So the lesson here is to treat your batter lovingly and gently mix it together.
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We also love our Starbucks (Copycat) Lemon Loaf recipe, so be sure to check it out! And our Paleo Banana Muffins are really popular too, and so yummy you will have no clue that they are made with almond flour! And a loaf of delicious banana bread makes an excellent homemade food gift!
For a Paleo version of this yummy banana bread, we love the Paleo Banana Bread at Well Plated by Erin. A beautiful food blog, with lots and lots of yummy recipes with a focus on healthy nutrition!
STARBUCKS BANANA BREAD
Here is the copycat Starbucks banana nut bread recipe – I hope you enjoy it as much as we did! A rich, moist loaf, full of banana sweetness, sugar and crunchy walnuts. You can always bake a loaf while everyone is sleeping. Just sit back with your coffee and watch them stagger out, drawn by the wonderful smells! My advice? Double the recipe so that you have a loaf for yourself, and one to take to your best friend, or to work. They will love you for it.
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Tip: I recently changed the recipe up after sampling some Starbucks Chocolate Chip Banana Bread. I added 1/3 cup chocolate chunk bits to the batter. You can finish your copycat Starbucks banana bread with some yummy cream cheese frosting too – just don’t add the extra walnuts before baking!
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