20 Creative and Delicious Banana Bread Recipes

By Sarah Cook | Last Updated: August 18, 2017

Buying too many bananas is never a problem when you can bake the brown ones that don’t get eaten in time into a glorious loaf of banana bread. While we all might have a favorite recipe that’s been passed around for years, it’s nice to be able to mix things up once in a while.

Because banana pairs well with so many different flavors, the options for new possibilities are limited. Whether you’re looking for a decadent chocolate bread or something on the healthier side, we’ve put together a list of 20 recipes that are sure to help you put those ripe banana to good use!

20 Creative and Delicious Banana Bread Recipes: Chocolate Swirl Banana Bread

Chocolate Swirl Banana Bread // This beautiful recipe from The Misfit Baker is almost too pretty to eat.

20 Creative and Delicious Banana Bread Recipes: Almond Banana Bread

Almond Banana Bread // Sliced almonds and almond extract gives this bread from The Almond Eater a hint of almond flavor.

20 Creative and Delicious Banana Bread Recipes: Vegan Blueberry Banana Bread

Vegan Blueberry Banana Bread // Fresh blueberries offer natural sweetness and a pop of color in this drool-worthy recipe.

20 Creative and Delicious Banana Bread Recipes: Whole Wheat Cinnamon Crunch Banana Bread

Whole Wheat Cinnamon Crunch Banana Bread //  The cinnamon crunch topping on this loaf from Savory Nothings looks like the perfect match for a warm cup of coffee in the morning.

20 Creative and Delicious Banana Bread Recipes: Grain-free Almond Butter Banana Bread

Grain-free Almond Butter Banana Bread // Almond butter, almond flour and pure maple syrup make this grain-free bread from The Roasted Root high in protein and rich in flavor.

20 Creative and Delicious Banana Bread Recipes: Vegan Banana Carrot Bread

Vegan Banana Carrot Bread with Cashew Cream Cheese Icing // Shredded carrots and a cashew cream cheese icing makes this vegan bread from Making Thyme for Health taste like a healthier version of carrot cake.

20 Creative and Delicious Banana Bread Recipes: Pumpkin Spice Banana Bread

Pumpkin Spice Banana Bread // This pumpkin spice bread from Oat and Sesame is the answer to your fall recipe dreams.

20 Creative and Delicious Banana Bread Recipes: Paleo Banana Bread

Paleo Banana Bread // This classic grain-free recipe from The Roasted Root is made easy in a blender.

20 Creative and Delicious Banana Bread Recipes: Flourless Vegan Gluten-free Oatmeal Banana Bread

Flourless Vegan Gluten-free Oatmeal Banana Bread // Also made in a blender, this flourless bread from Making Thyme for Health is vegan, gluten-free, refined sugar-free and oil-free.

20 Creative and Delicious Banana Bread Recipes: Peanut Butter Banana Bread

Peanut Butter Banana Bread // This bread featuring peanut butter from OMG Chocolate Desserts features a decadent Nutella swirl.

20 Creative and Delicious Banana Bread Recipes: Coconut Chocolate Chip Banana Bread

Coconut Chocolate Chip Banana Bread // This bread gets a tropical twist with the addition of shredded coconut from Cali Girl Cooking.

20 Creative and Delicious Banana Bread Recipes: Cheesecake Stuffed Chocolate Banana Bread

Cheesecake Stuffed Chocolate Banana Bread // Good enough to eat for dessert, this chocolate bread from Marsha’s Baking Addiction is filled with a cheesecake stuffing.

20 Creative and Delicious Banana Bread Recipes: Healthy Banana Bread

Healthy Banana Bread // Those looking to get a serving of whole grains will love this healthy recipe from Cookie and Kate.

20 Creative and Delicious Banana Bread Recipes: The Perfect Banana Bread

The Perfect (Gluten-free) Banana Bread // You won’t believe this bread from Making Thyme for Health is whole grain and gluten-free.

20 Creative and Delicious Banana Bread Recipes: Gluten-free Double Chocolate Banana Bread

Gluten-free Double Chocolate Banana Bread // This gluten-free loaf from Lazy Cat Kitchen will satisfy all of your cravings with a double dose of chocolate.

20 Creative and Delicious Banana Bread Recipes: Browned Butter Maple Banana Bread

Browned Butter Maple Banana Bread // The flavors of browned butter and pure maple syrup make this recipe from Olive and Artisan stand out above the rest.

20 Creative and Delicious Banana Bread Recipes: Caramel Coffee Cake Paleo Banana Bread

Caramel Coffee Cake Paleo Banana Bread // Coffee cake meets banana bread in this paleo version from Paleo Running Momma.

20 Creative and Delicious Banana Bread Recipes: Gluten-free Banana Cranberry Honey Bread

Gluten-free Banana Cranberry Honey Bread // Perfect to bake for the holidays, this recipe from She Likes Food features fresh cranberries

20 Creative and Delicious Banana Bread Recipes: Vegan Chocolate Peanut Butter Banana Bread

Vegan Chocolate Peanut Butter Banana Bread // Peanut butter and chocolate are the ultimate combo in this version from Elephantastic Vegan.

20 Creative and Delicious Banana Bread Recipes: Salted Caramel Banana Bread

Salted Caramel Banana Bread // Homemade salted caramel sauce takes this bread from Platings and Pairings over the top.

 

 

 

About Sarah Cook

Sarah Cook is a vegetarian food blogger living in Athens, Georgia. Her blog Making Thyme for Health features simple, seasonal, and healthy recipes made from whole food ingredients. Outside of cooking, she enjoys maintaining an active lifestyle, traveling and drinking wine.

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