Butterscotch Chip Banana Bread

Best Butterscotch Chip Banana Bread is such a family favorite! It's quick, soft, sweet and such a good way to use ripe bananas! Also great with chocolate chips!

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This banana bread recipe is simply the best! The ingredients are easily found in your fridge or pantry and you can use any flavor baking chips you have on hand.

My family absolutely loves this banana bread. It's moist and the butterscotch chips add a bit of sweetness and texture to every bite! We love butterscotch everything!

It disappears fast every time I make it. The whole family just loves it and friends I've shared with love it too.

It really is a classic comfort food recipe and reminds me of when my mom would make banana bread from our ripe bananas as a kid. She always added walnuts or pecans to hers and never added baking chips. It was simple and so tasty!

My boyfriend, kids and I prefer butterscotch chips in ours and we aren't really a fan of nuts in bread, so we opt out of adding them to our loaves.

I hope you give today's recipe a try and I hope it becomes a family favorite for you too! If you're a butterscotch lover like me, then you'll also want to try this tasty Butterscotch Milkshake!

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What are the ingredients in this recipe?

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Recipe tips:

  • We love this bread for grab and go breakfasts and for the lunchbox. After slicing, we wrap some slices individually in aluminum foil or saran wrap so they're ready to go.
  • This bread can be frozen for up to two months.

one slice of bread on wrinkled wax paper with glass of milk.

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You can add or substitute with these ingredients:

  • use any flavor baking chip (we love peanut butter and cherry chip)
  • add chopped walnuts or pecans
  • use almond extract instead of vanilla
  • add one teaspoon cinnamon


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Yield 8 slices
Author Hot Eats and Cool Reads
Prep time
10 Min
Cook time
55 Min
Total time
1 H & 5 M

Butterscotch Chip Banana Bread


  • 3 medium sized ripe bananas
  • ½ cup butter, softened
  • ¼ cup granulated sugar
  • ¼ cup light brown sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 ½ cups all purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon baking powder
  • ¾ cup butterscotch chips, divided


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Grease a 9x5 metal loaf pan, set aside.
  3. In a small bowl, mash the bananas, set aside.
  4. In a large bowl, use a stand or hand mixer to cream together the butter, granulated and brown sugar, until well combined, about 2 minutes.
  5. Add in the eggs, banana and vanilla, mix well.
  6. Using a fine meshed strainer, sift the flour, baking soda and powder into the wet ingredients, then mix until just combined.
  7. Stir in ½ cup of the butterscotch chips.
  8. Pour the batter into the greased loaf pan.
  9. Sprinkle the top with the remaining ¼ cup butterscotch chips and press slightly so the chips settle into the batter.
  10. Bake for 50-55 minutes, or until bread inserted with a knife or cake tester comes out clean.
  11. Allow the bread to cool before removing from the pan, then cut into 8 slices that are about 1 inch thick.


Store in an airtight container for 2-3 days at room temperature. 

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