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Must Try Banana Pumpkin Bread Recipe

This moist, spicy banana pumpkin bread recipe is a real treat! It uses yogurt as well as the bananas to help bind it all together.

Pieces of pumpkin, banana and spice bread on a plate on table

Delicious Banana Pumpkin Bread Recipe

Many pumpkin bread recipes use fruit to add a different flavor to the bread. This one incorporates bananas as well as yogurt, giving it a great creamy flavor.

It tastes even better a few days after being made, making it a fantastic gift to coworkers, friends, or family during the holiday season.

You could even bring a loaf or two to share in the office. Just leave it next to the coffee maker and watch it disappear!

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Banana Pumkin Bread

Banana Pumkin Bread

This sweet, moist bread is a real treat with a spicy twist. It's perfect for morning coffee or afternoon tea with your friends, or save it all for yourself as a wonderful indulgence in front of the TV at night!

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 10 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups mashed pumpkin puree, or pumpkin pie filling without the spices listed below
  • 4 cups all-purpose flour, wholemeal also works!
  • 1 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp ground ginger
  • 2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1 1/2 tsp ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 tsp ground allspice
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 3-4 ripe bananas, mashed
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 1/2 cups vanilla yogurt
  • 4 large eggs
  • 3/4 cups packed brown sugar
  • 3/4 cups granulated sugar
  • 1 cup walnuts, chopped

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. 
  2. Beat together yogurt, pumpkin, bananas, eggs, both sugars and oil until smooth. 
  3. Slowly add the rest of the dry ingredients, leaving the walnuts til last, into the pumpkin mixture, beating on medium speed.
  4. Add walnuts by slowly folding them into the bread mix. 
  5. Pour your fabulous pumpkin banana bread mixture into two greased and floured nine-inch loaf pans and bake for about one hour. Let the loaves cool before removing them from pans. 
Wasn’t this easy? You can save it in the fridge for a few days.

Put a few slices in the microwave for 15-20 seconds for a quick breakfast or a snack with a glass of cold milk.YUM!

You can even wrap a loaf in some cling wrap and throw it in the freezer for long term storage, as with just about any of the pumpkin breads you find on this site.

If you love the combination of these two, you might also enjoy my Pumpkin Banana Smoothie and my Banana Pumpkin Trifle.

Must have pumpkin spices for bread making

I’ll let you in on a secret: you might not find pumpkin spices year round, but they are perfectly fine to keep from year to year. Make sure you buy your favorites while they are in season. That way you can enjoy pumpkin bread and other pumpkin desserts all year round 😉

Here are some of my favorites:

Simply Organic Pumpkin Spice Organic, 1.94 OunceSimply Organic Pumpkin Spice Organic, 1.94 OunceSimply Organic Pumpkin Spice Organic, 1.94 OunceSpice Supreme: Pumpkin Pie Spice, 2.5 oz Size (2 Pack)Spice Supreme: Pumpkin Pie Spice, 2.5 oz Size (2 Pack)Spice Supreme: Pumpkin Pie Spice, 2.5 oz Size (2 Pack)Jordan's Skinny Syrups - Sugar-Free Pumpkin Spice | 0 Calories | 25.4 oz.Jordan’s Skinny Syrups – Sugar-Free Pumpkin Spice | 0 Calories | 25.4 oz.Jordan's Skinny Syrups - Sugar-Free Pumpkin Spice | 0 Calories | 25.4 oz.

Do you make banana pumpkin bread? Do you have a twist to making it? I’d LOVE to hear about it. This is the best time of the year for our family: warm soups, delicious pies, yummy breads…. what more can you ask for?

Will you give this Must Try Banana Pumpkin Bread Recipe a go?

Autumn is the perfect time for baking delicious breads for your family. This banana pumpkin bread recipe is easy to make, moist, and flavored with your favorite fall spices. Add some chocolate chips if you want a decadent version of it, or a bit of cream cheese for a quick but satisfying breakfast. #pumpkinlicious #pumpkinbread #pumkinbreadrecipe #recipes #fallrecipes #pumpkinbreads #pumpkin #fallbreads

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viginia nagy

Sunday 25th of November 2018

I don't see the oil listed in the ingredients. Instructions line #2 lists oil.

Adriana

Sunday 25th of November 2018

Sorry, fixed.

Stephrn

Sunday 25th of November 2018

Oil????

Adriana

Sunday 25th of November 2018

1/2 cup: fixed. Thank you.

Mickey

Sunday 25th of November 2018

H o w much oil?

Thanks,

Mickey

Adriana

Sunday 25th of November 2018

1/2 cup. Sorry, fixed the recipe

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