Coffee Walnut Banana Bread

  • Author: Kate Morgan Jackson
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 60 minutes
  • Total Time: 1 hour 15 minutes
  • Yield: One loaf
  • Category: Breakfast
  • Method: Oven
  • Cuisine: American


Shake up your banana bread with a little coffee and walnuts! This easy recipe for coffee walnut banana bread is the perfect brunch and snack treat.


  • 1/2 cup butter, melted
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 2 eggs, beaten together
  • 1 cup mashed banana (about 3 good and ripe ones)
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/3 cup hot coffee
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts (optional if you don’t want to use ’em)


  1. Preheat oven to 325 and grease a 9″ loaf pan.
  2. Beat butter and sugar together until well combined. Lower speed and add eggs and bananas and mix until smooth.
  3. Put flour, salt and baking soda in a bowl and stir together gently with a whisk until well combined.
  4. Add 1/3 of flour mixture to banana and mix. Add half the coffee, then another 1/3 of the flour mixture, then the rest of the coffee, then the rest of the flour mixture. If you are using the nuts, stir them in now.
  5. Scrape the batter into the prepared baking dish and bake for an hour or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
  6. Cool for 10 minutes in the pan, and then remove to a cooling rack. Share with someone you love!