Mini Banana Bread Loaves – Just a Taste

Audria Easterly

This easy recipe for Mini Banana Bread Loaves is excellent for snacking or gifting and stars a moist banana bread base customized with unlimited fillings.

A top-down view of Mini Banana Bread Loaves studded with various mix-ins, including raspberries, chocolate chips, walnuts, sprinkles and more

What do you do when you’re at a reduction for what to mix into your banana bread? Do you swirl in chocolate? Stud it with peanut butter chips? Add a touch of tang with Greek yogurt? Or maybe even soar on the veggie coach with zucchini?

Fantastic information! Now all of the over are an possibility at the similar time thanks to my go-to recipe for Mini Banana Bread Loaves. You can make them all the exact taste or decide on eight different mix-ins to go well with style buds of all ages. (I’ll allow you guess which of the 8 mini loaves was first to be snatched by my small ones!)

A top-down view of small bowls containing white chocolate chips, walnut pieces, raspberries, chocolate chips, chocolate chunks, peanut butter chips, rainbow sprinkles and blueberries

The Greatest Mini Loaf Pan

Specific mini loaf pans are excellent (and make convenient sizes for gifting), but baking a lot of unique flavors of mini loaves at as soon as could be simpler. Enter: Wilton’s mini loaf pan.

This pan will come with eight separate cavities and makes it even less complicated to get eight deliciously diverse loaves with out the fuss of several pans. You could completely make 8 versions of the exact same banana bread, but I adore understanding I can have eight various flavors in the very same time it usually takes to bake a single.

A top-down view of a mini loaf pan containing batter topped with a variety of toppings

How Full Do You Fill a Loaf Pan for Mini Banana Bread Loaves?

Most quickbread recipes are for 1 loaf, so I have made changes to let for eight properly baked mini loaves (just one typical recipe equals about a few mini loaves). Like any swift bread, you’ll want to fill every single cavity two-thirds of the way whole to enable them more than enough room to increase.

Do Smaller sized Pans Bake A lot quicker?

Size definitely matters when you are baking due to the depth of your pan and the thickness of your batter in the pan. Based on the depth of your loaf pan, you might have to have to enhance your bake time.
To play it harmless, start to examine on your loaves about 5 minutes prior to the conclude of their bake time to make confident they are evenly baked and a good toasty brown. All that banana bread babysitting will be worthy of it, I promise!

A top-down view of freshly baked mini banana bread loaves in a pan

What Occurs if You Overmix Banana Bread?

Around-mixing banana bread batter triggers the gluten (which presents baked products that fluffy elasticity) to overdevelop and develop into dense and gummy. Not two terms we want affiliated with our mini banana bread loaves!

Set by yourself up for achievement by mixing wet and dry elements separately prior to folding them in with each other. As quickly as they are included, quit mixing and set down that spatula. Your properly moist mini loaf is now only minutes absent!

A close-up view of moist mini banana bread loaves all topped with different ingredients, including fresh berries, chocolate chips, walnuts and rainbow sprinkles

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Prep Time 10 mins

Prepare dinner Time 30 minutes

Complete Time 40 mins

  • Preheat the oven to 350°F. Grease 8 (4×2-inch) nonstick mini loaf pans with cooking spray.

  • In a substantial bowl, whisk collectively the flour, white sugar, brown sugar, baking soda and salt.

  • In a different medium bowl, whisk together the mashed bananas, sour product, eggs, vegetable oil and vanilla extract. Include the moist components to the dry and mix just until eventually mixed. Fold in your mix-ins of option then divide the batter amid the mini loaf pans.

  • Bake the mini loaves until eventually a toothpick inserted will come out clean up, 25 to 30 minutes. Remove the loaves from the oven and permit them amazing fully in the pan in advance of removing and serving.

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