Homemade Banana Bread Recipe

Banana breakfast loaf

  • serves 8
  • Easy

This banana and pecan loaf is a great healthy choice for breakfast if you need to grab something on the run. Made with wholemeal flour, it will keep your energy levels up until lunchtime


Try our banana breakfast loaf, then check out our classic banana bread, vegan banana bread, banana and walnut loaf and more delicious banana bread recipes.



  • lemon 1, mixed with 1 tbsp golden caster sugar to finish (optional)
  • butter 75g, softened
  • golden caster sugar 110g
  • plain flour 125g
  • wholemeal flour 100g
  • baking powder 2 tsp
  • eggs 2
  • ripe bananas 4, mashed
  • pecans 50g, each snapped in half


  • Step 1

    Heat the oven to 180c/fan 160c/gas 4. Beat the butter, sugar, flours, baking powder, eggs and banana together.

  • Step 2

    Stir in the nuts and spoon into a lined and buttered 450g loaf tin.

  • Step 3

    Bake for 50 minutes or until a skewer comes out clean. Spoon over the lemon sugar, if using.

Nutritional Information

  • Kcals 331
  • Fat 14.4g
  • Carbs 47.1g
  • Fibre 2.5g
  • Protein 6.2g
  • Salt 0.58g