Banana Cranberry Bread Recipe

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Lydia Modified: October 25, 2021
Banana Cranberry Bread Recipe

How To Make Banana Cranberry Bread

This banana cranberry bread is warm and moist with an added tart flavor from the cranberry. The sweet taste of the banana is apparent but not overwhelming.

Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 1 hour
Total: 1 hour 15 minutes



  • 1cupfresh cranberries,or frozen
  • 2tbspsugar
  • 2tbspwater
  • baking spray
  • cupswhite whole wheat flour
  • ¾tspBaking Soda
  • ¼tspsalt
  • 2tbspbutter,softened
  • ½cuplight brown sugar,not packed
  • 2largeegg whites
  • 3mediumripe bananas,lightly mashed
  • tspvanilla extract
  • ½tbspturbinado sugar


  1. In a small saucepan combine the cranberries water and sugar and bring to a boil. Simmer over medium heat until the cranberries burst, about 4 minutes.

  2. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F and lightly spray a loaf pan with baking spray.

  3. In a medium bowl, combine flour, baking soda and salt with a wire whisk. Set aside.

  4. In a large bowl cream butter and brown sugar with an electric mixer. Add egg whites, bananas, and vanilla, and beat at medium speed until thick. Scrape down sides of the bowl.

  5. Add flour mixture and blend at low speed until combined, do not over mix.

  6. Fold in cranberries and pour batter into the prepared loaf pan.

  7. Sprinkle with turbinado sugar on top and bake in the center rack for about 60 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.

  8. Transfer the pan to a wire rack and let the pan cool at least 25 minutes, bread should be room temperature before slicing.


  • Calories: 95.57kcal
  • Fat: 1.76g
  • Saturated Fat: 0.98g
  • Trans Fat: 0.06g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 0.41g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.18g
  • Carbohydrates: 19.12g
  • Fiber: 1.89g
  • Sugar: 9.45g
  • Protein: 1.98g
  • Cholesterol: 3.82mg
  • Sodium: 104.33mg
  • Calcium: 9.50mg
  • Potassium: 132.99mg
  • Iron: 0.45mg
  • Vitamin A: 13.01µg
  • Vitamin C: 2.84mg
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