Gone Bananas! 10 Must-Try Takes on Banana Bread

By Jeanette Morelan on February 8, 2016

On our tables, and in our hearts, banana bread will forever be a comfort food staple. In homage, we’ve scoured social media for the most shared banana bread recipes—and collected our picks for the top 10 must-try variations.


Cream Cheese Filled Banana Bread

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It goes without saying that cream cheese makes everything better. In this recipe, it lends a an element of richness not to be ignored.

Averie Cooks


One Bowl Gluten Free Banana Bread

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Just a few simple ingredients—and only a single bowl—and you're in business. This recipe is gluten-free to boot!

Minimalist Baker


Greek Yogurt Banana Bread

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Ditch the butter and oil in favor of Greek yogurt—you'll end up with a healthier loaf that's just as crumby and delicious!

Running With Spoons


Paleo Banana Bread

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Fuel your primal side with this Paleo-approved dessert recipe.

Civilized Caveman Cooking


Triple Chocolate Banana Bread

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This chocolate and espresso infused bread with a chocolate ganache topping will satisfy even your deepest chocolate cravings.

Liv For Cake


Banana Bread (In a Mug!)

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Craving some banana-y goodness, but short on time? Whip up this easy, single-serve recipe right in the microwave!

Pass The Sushi


The Best Banana Bread Muffins

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The best part about these muffins? You mix the batter in a plastic bag (read: no dirty dishes!).

Yammie's Noshery


Flourless Banana Bread

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This vegan banana bread is the perfect base for your favorite mix-ins: chocolate chips, shredded coconut, walnuts or cranberries.

Chocolate Covered Katie


Old-Fashioned Banana Bread

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Everyone needs a go-to recipe for traditional banana bread, and this recipe combines the best of all of them.

Food & Wine


Gluten Free Banana Bread with Salted Caramel

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A decadent, salty-sweet caramel sauce takes this bread to the next level. Think "bananas foster" in a loaf pan.

Joy The Baker