Celebrate success with Gold Medal Flour Banana Bread

Nothing says its time to celebrate quite like a freshly baked loaf of banana bread. But why settle for ordinary when you can have extraordinary? Made with Gold Medal All-Purpose Flour, this banana bread has a texture that is as smooth and delicious as a podium-topping athlete on the day of their much-deserved victory.

Preparing this traditional dessert is about more than just ingredients and ovens; it’s about honoring your culinary prowess and unlocking flavor like an Olympic record-breaking moment. With its complex flavor profile, this banana bread is an impressive combination of the sweetness of thick sliced ripened bananas, earthy walnuts, and lightly-spiced cinnamon.


– 2 cups Gold Medal All-Purpose Flour
– 1 teaspoon baking soda
– 1 teaspoon salt
– 2/3 cup butter
– 2/3 cup white sugar
– 2/3 cup packed brown sugar
– 2 eggs
– 2 ripe mashed bananas
– 1/2 cup chopped walnuts
– 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon


1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Grease and flour a 9×5 inch loaf pan.
2. In a medium bowl, whisk together flour, baking soda, and salt.
3. In a large bowl, cream together butter and both sugars until light and fluffy. Beat in eggs one at a time. Stir in mashed bananas.
4. Gradually beat in dry ingredients until just combined. Stir in walnuts and cinnamon.
5. Pour batter into prepared loaf pan and bake in preheated oven for 50 minutes to 1 hour, or until a toothpick inserted into the center of the loaf comes out clean.
6. Allow to cool in pan for 10 minutes before turning onto a wire rack to cool completely.

There are a few tips and tricks that will make sure your Gold Medal Banana Bread is a champion. First, in order to make sure your loaf is moist, use sweet and ripe bananas. The more spots, the sweeter and softer the loaf will be. Additionally, adding a bit of nutmeg and cloves to the dry ingredients will add a delightful fragrant flavor to the bread. Finally, be sure to bake your bread until it is done, to ensure the perfect texture and crumb.

Share this Gold Medal Banana Bread with family and friends for an unforgettable celebration. Whether it’s a special occasion or just a normal everyday event, you can be sure it will rise to the occasion. So, get creative and let the victories begin!