Sweet Banana Nut Cornbread

This sweet banana nut cornbread will really be a surprise.  This bread is delicious and I have not found anyone that did not like it yet.  I am sure there are people that will say they don’t like sweet cornbread but why not be versatile and try new things?  I love trying something I have not had before and am always amazed at the things I like when I thought there was no way.  You just taste a hint of banana in this bread and the pecans really add to the amazing flavor.    My family loves it and thinks I am making something special when they get this cornbread.  You might also like our recipe for Southern hot water cornbread.

Sweet banana nut cornbread simple ingredients needed:

Regular yellow cornmeal

All-purpose flour


Baking powder

White granulated sugar






Pecans, finely chopped

This bread would be a wonderful addition to any gathering. It’s honestly so good with butter and a cup of coffee. I think it could be a dessert as well. Super versatile and a great way to enjoy bananas! If you love cornbread you will love the texture of this bread. It’s shockingly good!

Sweet Banana Nut Cornbread

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Sweet Banana Nut Cornbread

Judy Yeager
This sweet cornbread is fantastic!
2.97 from 29 votes
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Course bread
Cuisine American
Servings 1 loaf


  • 1 1/2 cups regular yellow cornmeal
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 cup white granulated sugar
  • 2 tablespoons melted butter
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 small bananas mashed
  • 1/2 cup pecans finely chopped


  • Whisk together the cornmeal, flour, salt, baking powder and sugar. Add melted butter, milk, honey and eggs in that order. Stir with a spoon to combine. Stir in mashed bananas and pecans.
  • Spray a 9 x 5 bread pan with cooking spray. Bake in a preheated 400 degree oven for 35 to 40 minutes until well browned on top and center is done. Let rest 10 minutes before removing from pan.
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