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Pan de Platano (Banana Bread) served on a white plate with a few pieces sliced.
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Pan de Platano (Pan de Banana) (Banana Bread)

This Pan de Platano or Pan de Banana (Banana Bread) is super flavorful, deliciously moist and perfectly sweetly balanced. You will love it!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time1 hr
Total Time1 hr 10 mins
Course: Breakfast, Dessert, Lunch, Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Buttery, Moist, fluffy, sweet
Servings: 8
Calories: 499kcal
Author: Mexican Appetizers and More


  • 2-3 ripe bananas mashed with fork
  • 1 stick unsalted butter at room temperature
  • ¾ cup granulated sugar
  • cups all purpose flour
  • 2 large eggs lightly beaten
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ½ tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 cup chopped walnuts


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees and grease a 9x5 loaf pan by spreading a little bit of butter around pan.
  • In a mixing bowl, blend together sugar and butter using a hand mixer until well combined.
  • Mash bananas with a fork until consistency is chunky but smooth.
  • Add eggs and banana mixture to butter, sugar mixture and blend well.
  • In another bowl, add flour, baking soda and salt.
    With a fork or a whisk, combine well.
  • Add to batter, along with the vanilla extract and walnuts if adding.
  • Pour batter into loaf pan and bake for 55-60 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
  • Remove from oven and let banana bread rest for 10 minutes in loaf pan before transferring to a wire rack to cool. (Can also leave in loaf pan if you prefer)


Serving: 8g | Calories: 499kcal | Carbohydrates: 48g | Protein: 9g | Fat: 32g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Cholesterol: 77mg | Sodium: 301mg | Potassium: 277mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 23g | Vitamin A: 437IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 44mg | Iron: 2mg