Banana Raisin Bread

The texture of this bread is fantastic! It stands up well to toasting and makes some wonderful French toast. I definitely recommend doubling this recipe. It is easily frozen too.

Banana Raisin Bread

Prep Time20 minutes
Cook Time1 hour
Total Time1 hour 20 minutes
Course: Bread
Keyword: Banana Raisin Bread


  • 1/3 cup butter or margarine, melted
  • 2/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 ┬álarge eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 cup (2 medium) mashed ripe bananas
  • 3 tbsp milk
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/2 cup raisins


  • Cream the butter and sugar together for 5 minutes. Add eggs and vanilla, mix well. Add bananas and milk, mix well.
  • In a separate bowl, combine the flours, baking powder, cinnamon, baking soda and salt. Slowly stir the flour mixture into the banana mixture. Stir in the raisins.
  • Bake in a greased loaf pan at 350 degrees for 55 to 60 minutes.