Butterscotch Banana Bread Recipe

This Butterscotch Banana Bread will blow you away. It is the BEST banana bread recipe, and it's incredibly easy to make. The butterscotch chips give it the perfect amount of sweetness. You will not be disappointed by this banana bread.

My family loves banana bread. We often have brown ripe bananas at our house, so we love trying new flavors of banana bread.  With the added butterscotch chips, we have a new favorite.

Am I the only one that busy bananas each week at the grocery store, thinking I’m going to eat them. Every week I buy a bundle, and there they sit.

They have a small window of ripeness that I can eat them in, and if I miss the window, they don’t get eaten.

Luckily this bread has been saving my life, and I don’t even want to eat the bananas when they are perfectly yellow, because I want to save my bananas to make this Butterscotch bread.

It’s quick, simple, moist, and the perfect banana bread recipe. You’ll love the butterscotch and banana flavor.

what is the best way to store these?

I love this recipe, and my family does as well, that we usually don’t have many leftover. However, if you do have some leftover, the best way to store them is putting them in the fridge.

We recommend placing them in an air tight storage container, and putting them in the fridge.

If you aren’t going to eat them for more than a week, we recommend freezing them. Again the best way to freeze them is placing them in an airtight storage container and putting them in the freezer.

They will last nicely in the freezer for about 2 weeks, and in the fridge, about 3-5 days.

To thaw them, we recommend placing them in the fridge overnight and serving them the next day. We don’t recommend microwaving them, because the frosting will melt.

banana bread add ins:

This bread is delicious as is with the butterscotch chips. However if you don’t like butterscotchhere are a few add ins we highly recommend:

  • M & M’s
  • Peanut Butter Chips
  • Chocolate Chips
  • Walnuts or pecans
  • Cream cheese swirls
  • Nutella

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Serves: 9

Butterscotch Banana Bread Recipe

10 minPrep Time

50 minCook Time

1 hrTotal Time

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  • 3 bananas (ripe and mashed)
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 3/4 cup granutlated sugar
  • 3/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 2 cups flour
  • 3/4 cup butterscotch chips


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. In a large bowl, combined mashed bananas, eggs, vegetable oil and sugar. Stir in cinnamon, nutmeg, salt, baking soda, and baking powder.
  3. Then add flour and mix just until combined.
  4. Fold in butterscotch chips.
  5. Pour batter into a greased 9x5 inch loaf pan and bake for 55 minutes or until the top is golden brown and an inserted toothpick comes out clean.
  6. ***You can also make this in 3 small mini loaf pans that have been sprayed with non stick cooking spray. The mini loaves cook for about 40-42 minutes.

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18 Responses to “Butterscotch Banana Bread Recipe”

  1. My kids have an unspoken house rule. NEVER eat the last 3 bananas. They know that if there are 3 browning bananas, I will always make banana bread! It is funny when one of them comes in to see only two bananas hanging on the holder. "Hey! Who ate a banana?" I will try the butterscotch chips in my next loaf. I usually use mini chocolate chips, but butterscotch chips sound delicious! Thanks!
  2. I made two loaves of this bread a few days ago and I am making more today. The butterscotch gives it a wonderful flavor! I did leave out the nutmeg as I don't care for the taste of it and this time I am going to flourthe butterscotch chips as they wanted to sink to the bottom of the bread. This is a winner!!
  3. Samantha Sullivan
    I made this bread and everyone loved it! However, the butterscotch likes to sink to the bottom and makes the sides very dark. I see someone had the same problem and is going to try tossong them in flour. Do you think this will do the trick? I was thinking of chopping them up some so they wouldn't be. So big and hopefully not sink and burn. I hope you read and reply to your comments. This is the first time I'm post a comment. I've made several of your recipes and theyare all great!
  4. Jennifer Romeyn
    I chose this recipe for our bake swap day. I doubled the recipe and made 3- 8x3 loaves. I added more butterscotch as I just used 2 full bags for the double recipe. Amazing doesn't really describe this recipe. My husband, who doesn't like butterscotch, declared it the best banana bread he ever tasted. In fact, after the first double batch I made another 3 loaves (for family) and my husband doesn't want to give them out! For those that don't like butterscotch I still recommend it. The butterscotch gives it an incredible flavor, but not exactly a butterscotch taste. 5 stars. I couldn't be more impressed with this recipe and everyone loved it!

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