Pumpkin-Banana Bread

Last week, I had some over-ripe bananas. I decided I could either make plain old banana bread, or come up with something new. I decided to try something new and I now have a new favorite form of banana bread.
  • 3 ripe bananas
  • 1 1/2 C pureed pumpkin
  • 1 C softened butter
  • 2 ½ C sugar
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 t vanilla
  • 3 1/2 C flour
  • 2 t baking soda
  • 1 t salt
  • 1 t cinnamon
  • ¼ t cloves


  • Preheat oven to 300 degrees F.
  • In a small bowl, mash bananas and combine with pumpkin. Set aside.
  • In a large bowl, cream together butter and sugar.
  • Mix in eggs, beating one at a time.
  • Add vanilla.
  • Add pumpkin-banana mixture.
  • In a medium bowl, stir together flour, soda, salt, cinnamon and cloves with a whisk.
  • Add to wet ingredients and mix just until combined.
  • Divide batter evenly into 2 9×5” greased loaf pans.
  • Bake for 1 hour 15 minutes, or until an inserted toothpick comes out clean.
  • Let bread cool in pans before removing.

This bread tastes great on its own, or topped with cream cheese or Nutella.


One Response to “Pumpkin-Banana Bread”

  1. March 21, 2012 at 11:48 pm #

    Love pumpkin! Never thought of that. I often mix in apple sauce if I don’t have enough bananas and it makes it really moist.