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Cooperstown Banana Bread


Yield: Makes 1-2 loaves

Make 2 loaves using 8-1/2x4-1/2 -inch bread pans or increase the baking time to 65 minutes and make one large 9x5-inch loaf. This is a favorite at the inn's Continental breakfast. –The Inn at Cooperstown, Cooperstown, New York


  • 2-1/2 cups flour
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1-1/4 cups mashed ripe bananas
  • 1 cup chopped walnuts
  • 3-1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 3 tablespoons oil
  • 1/3 cup milk
  • 1 egg


Preheat oven to 350°F. Combine all the ingredients and stir to form a smooth batter. Do not overmix. Pour the batter into 2 small (or 1 large) loaf pans. Bake 55-65 minutes or until done. Remove from the pans and cool thoroughly on wire racks before slicing.
Updated Monday, October 26th, 2009
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One Response to Cooperstown Banana Bread

  1. Anonymous March 20, 2013 at 9:05 am #

    I made this for my daughter and my son-in-law, who are fans of the sport and Cooperstown. Now, it is their favorite banana bread. It is so simple to put together, and so good! It is a grand slam in our kitchen!

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