Ultra Moist Banana Bread
Ultra Moist Banana Bread
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Ultra Moist Banana Bread

20 MIN
1 H
1 H
8 to 10 servings



  1. With the rack in the middle position, preheat the oven to 180 °C (350 °F). Butter a 23 x 13-cm (9 x 5-inch) loaf pan (a 1.5-litre (6-cup) capacity pan) and line with a strip of parchment paper, letting it hang over both sides.
  2. In a bowl, combine flour, baking powder and baking soda. Set aside.
  3. In another bowl, combine bananas, coconut milk and lime juice. Set aside.
  4. In a third bowl, cream butter and sugar with an electric mixer. Add egg and vanilla and beat until smooth. At low speed, add dry ingredients alternately with banana mixture.
  5. Pour into the loaf pan. Bake for about 1 hour or until a toothpick inserted in the centre of the cake comes out clean.
  6. Let cool on a wire rack before removing from the pan and slicing.


You won’t taste coconut milk in this recipe.  We use it because it creates a softer crust. Once a coconut milk can is open, you can freeze leftovers. If you don’t have it on hand, replace coconut milk and lime juice with 125 ml (½ cup) of sour cream.


  1. I have been trying banana cake/bread recipes for so long, and this one is the PERFECT one. Moist, sweet enough, and lovely texture. Can't have enough! Note: I used plain yogurt instead of sour cream or coconut milk and lime.


  3. This is the BEST banana bread ever!! Thank you!

  4. 11/2 cups of flour?

  5. Best banana bread i’ve ever eaten.

  6. Best ever! I only use half the sugar and they're still great! Sometimes I add 1cup of chocolate chips and only put ⅛ cup of sugar and that's delicious also! Merci Ricardo!

  7. I have tried sooo many different banana bread recipes and was always searching for a better, more moist, more delicious one. This recipe is perfection!! I will never try another recipe again. I make this exactly how it says and see no need to alter this recipe. Definitly give this a try you won't regret ! :)

  8. Excellent!!! Delicious!!!the best banana bread! I added walnuts and 1 extra banana, needed to cook longer than 1 hour, totally worth it ❤️

  9. I've made this recipe twice. First time with the coconut milk and lime, followed by a second attempt with the sour cream. In both cases, the banana bread was very moist, flavorful, and my wife and I loved it. We do however prefer the coconut milk/lime recipe. It seems to be slightly moister and has a hint more sweetness. Fantastic recipe.

  10. Moist and simply delicious! ? - If you add nuts does it change the moisture?

  11. Finally i found the recipe I love, its perfect, thank you!

  12. Hands down, the best moist and delicious banana bread on the whole wide web! Ricardo......thanks much all the way from India! :-)

  13. Ultra moist just like the title! No hint of coconut milk or lime either. I would make it again in a heartbeat because it was a very easy to follow recipe. If you like nuts or chocolate, simply mix it in at the end.

  14. Quick and easy recipe. I made muffins and they turned out perfect ! Best banana bread recipe to date. Kids loved them :)

  15. Delicious!

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