Banana Bread for Two

Over the years I’ve made 40+ kinds of banana bread but this version is different in two major ways.

First, it’s small enough for two. Even though I never have a problem plowing my way through a loaf of banana bread, if you’re not as zealous as I am or only have two ripe bananas to use, it’s perfect.

Banana Bread For Two - You'll never guess HOW this easy, no-mixer bread is baked!! It's super soft, tender, moist, and the perfect little loaf for two!!

Secondly, I made it in a Philips Viva Airfryer Digital. I’ve made banana bread in a slow cooker before, but this was new to me. I got the recipe from the Williams-Sonoma Airfryer Cookbook and as a money-saving bonus, use coupon code AIRFRYERBLOG to receive 30% off any Airfryer from their website.

The banana bread is fast, easy, and you don’t need a mixer. It’s soft, tender, moist, and we made quick work of this loaf for two in two days. I made it twice. Once with peanut butter and once without. You can’t go wrong either way and you can add nuts or chocolate chips if you’d like to jazz it up more.

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Banana Bread For Two - You'll never guess HOW this easy, no-mixer bread is baked!! It's super soft, tender, moist, and the perfect little loaf for two!!

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Banana Bread For Two - You'll never guess HOW this easy, no-mixer bread is baked!! It's super soft, tender, moist, and the perfect little loaf for two!!

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Banana Bread For Two - You'll never guess HOW this easy, no-mixer bread is baked!! It's super soft, tender, moist, and the perfect little loaf for two!!

Banana Bread for Two

The banana bread is small enough for two and if you only have two ripe bananas to use, it’s perfect. I made the banana bread in a Philips Airfryer and it’s fast, easy, and you don’t need a mixer. It’s soft, tender, moist, and we made quick work of it.

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup plus 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt, or to taste
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 medium very ripe bananas, peeled
  • 1/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/4 cup vegetable or canola oil
  • 1 large egg
  • 2 rounded tablespoons sour cream (lite is okay or Greek yogurt may be substituted)
  • 2 tablespoons creamy peanut butter
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3/4 cup walnuts, roughly chopped or 3/4 cup mini semi-sweet chocolate chips, optional

Directions:

  1. Preheat the Airfryer to 330F. Spray the bottom and sides of the nonstick baking dish (this is an add-on accessory) with nonstick cooking spray; set aside.
  2. To a medium bowl, add the flour, baking powder, salt, baking soda, and whisk to combine; set aside.
  3. To a large bowl, add the bananas and mash with a fork.
  4. Add the sugar, oil, egg, sour cream, peanut butter, vanilla, and whisk until combined.
  5. Add the flour mixture and stir until just combined.
  6. Optionally fold in the walnuts or chocolate chips.
  7. Turn batter out into prepared baking dish, spreading it evenly with a spatula.
  8. Carefully place the baking dish in the variety cooking basket and insert basket into the Airfryer.
  9. Bake for about 30 to 40 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted it the center comes out clean, or with a few moist crumbs. Start checking at 25 minutes since the moisture content and size of bananas and climates vary.
  10. Remove the baking dish from the Airfryer, place on a wire rack, and allow bread to cool for 10 minutes. Invert bread onto a cutting board and flip right side up. Slice and serve. Bread will keep airtight at room temp for up to 1 week or up to 4 months in the freezer.

Inspired by the Williams-Sonoma Airfryer Cookbook

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177 comments on “Banana Bread for Two”

  1. Hi Averie,
    I always wanted to try the air fryer to make crispy stuff, like chips or fries. And after reading this post, I am all the more interested to bake using the fryer as well 😊
    PS: I have just made the 6-banana banana bread and it’s very yummy! Thank you for the delicious recipes!!

  2. Boneless chicken wings for my sister

  3. To tell you the truth, before today I had never heard of an air fryer. That banana bread looks awfully good, so I would try it.

  4. Fried chicken would make a great Sunday dinner! 😋

  5. I would love to make sweet potato bread! Ive never heard of an air fryer before, but now id love to cook with it! I would also try vegetables like brussels sprouts…and anything else that I originally pan fry…It will be awesome for my dad because he is on a low cholesterol diet. :)

  6. I wonder if I could make challah bread in the Airfryer???

  7. One thing I’ve never been able to make successfully at home is sweet potato fries, partly because I’m afraid to deep fry, and they just don’t come out the same when baked. I would love to try making homemade sweet potato fries in this gorgeous Air Fryer! Thanks for the chance.

  8. Averie’s aite is a recent pleasure. I am old & old school. I KNOW how much I enjoy her recipes and making one? mebbe two? tonight. For no special reason. I am. Entering into a contest is exciting to me. I   never win and usually do not have the entry  fee. I LIKE making old school foods, meatloaf, pot roasts, fruit dessets for afterwards.

  9. Love your blog, always drool over your beautiful pictures.   I’d love to win & make this delicious banana bread….one of my favorites!!!

  10. Ohhhh, I’d make pumpkin zucchini bread. This machine looks super amazing!

  11. I’d have to try french fries! Your site is amazing, I think I gain ten pounds just looking at the yummy pictures

  12. i’d love to try this recipe if i win!!! :)

  13. I love your blog and your recipes! I want the air fryer and try this recipe :)

  14. I’d make this banana bread, of course!! Looks scrumptious

  15. I would love you to make a banana cookbook.i work  at a senior home an if there is one brown spot no one will eat it. Fry with air seems way out they would love to try.this would help cook better thanks for so many great recipes

  16. Wow this recipe looks yummy.  I would love to be able to make a nice crispy on the outside but tender on the inside corn spoon bread.  I haven’t found a good recipe yet.  I’m hoping you could help me out.

    Thanks and keep the great recipes coming!

  17. Hi Averie, I had not heard of an air fryer either but it sounds great to me! I love sweet potato fries but don’t make them often because of the unhealthy oil & grease. Being able to air fry and have those same foods without all the excess fat would be wonderful!

  18. I would love to try experimenting by baking a cheesecake and grilling chicken and trying multiple purposes !! Exciting :))
    (Plus I can’t wait to try the banana bread (with peanut butter because I love my bananas with peanut butter! I’ll let u know how it goes!)

  19. Since I’m always cooking for two, I’d love to try the banana bread.

  20. I would love so much to have an Airfryer! I would first try French fries. What better way to test out an Airfryer?! Next would be fried chicken, banana bread, cornbread, pumpkin bread … the list is endless!

    Thank you for this opportunity.

  21. Love reading your recipes. Guess if I owned an airfryer the first thing I would try would be the banana bread for two. Of course I would need to purchase the accessory pan to go with the airfryer. Thank you.

  22. I would love try to make a cream cheese filled banana bread. It looks amazing!

  23. Love your blog and your recipes! Thank you for taking your time to do this for all of us. I’d love to see “regular” bread made in the air fryer.

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