5 Delicious Banana Bread Recipes You Need to Try

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What is it about being cooped up inside that makes people want to pick up a bread pan or cookie sheet? The answer isn’t clear, but there’s a strong possibility comfort is a major factor. Baked goods fresh from the oven spread tantalizing aromas all through the house and fill you with a warm feeling of comfort from the very first bite, which probably explains why baking quickly became one of the most popular pastimes during the COVID-19 pandemic.

With the boost in baking, versatile banana bread is more popular than ever. The flavorful treat makes a great breakfast food or snack as well as dessert, and it doesn't take too much effort to whip it up from scratch. All you have to do is turn to the web to find plenty of banana bread recipes, but all recipes aren’t created equal. Whether you glam up your banana bread with chocolate and nuts, go gluten-free, or simply prefer a classic version, these options handle it all without requiring you to be a master chef. Turn on your oven and get ready to dig in to one of these five favorites!