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Nutella Swirl Banana Bread


Homemade Banana Bread with a creamy Nutella Swirl and coconut for texture!

Rate this recipe 4.2/5 (6 Votes)


  • 2 cups all purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp kosher salt
  • 1/2 cup shredded coconut (optional)
  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) butter, softened
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 large bananas, or 3 small bananas mashed (1 cup)
  • 1/4 cup sour cream
  • 1 Tbsp milk
  • 1/4 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1/2 cup Nutella


Level of difficulty Easy
Preparation time 10mins
Cooking time 60mins
Cost Average budget


Step 1

Nutella Swirl Banana Bread - Step 1

Preheat oven to 350 F. In a mixing bowl sift together the flour, baking soda, baking powder, and salt.

Step 2

Nutella Swirl Banana Bread - Step 2

Stir in the coconut, if desired and set aside. Grease and flour a bread pan and set aside.

Step 3

Nutella Swirl Banana Bread - Step 3

In the bowl of an electric mixer or a batter bowl cream the butter, brown sugar, and sugar. Beat for 2 minutes until light and fluffy.

Step 4

Nutella Swirl Banana Bread - Step 4

Add the mashed bananas, sour cream, milk, cinnamon, lemon juice, vanilla, and the lightly beaten eggs. Stir on medium until all the liquids are combined and the mixture starts to look curdled.

Step 5

Nutella Swirl Banana Bread - Step 5

Add the dry ingredients in two separate additions on the lowest speed. Mixing only until all the flour is incorporated.

Step 6

Nutella Swirl Banana Bread - Step 6

Place the Nutella in a small bowl and microwave on 15 second increments until melted and smooth and is easily stirred with a spoon.

Step 7

Nutella Swirl Banana Bread - Step 7

Add 1/2 of the batter into the prepared bread pan.

Step 8

Nutella Swirl Banana Bread - Step 8

Spread 1/2 of the Nutella over the batter and swirl in a figure 8 pattern with a knife to give it a marbled look.

Step 9

Nutella Swirl Banana Bread - Step 9

Add the remaining batter and repeat the with the remaining Nutella.

Step 10

Nutella Swirl Banana Bread - Step 10

Bake for 50-60 minutes until a toothpick inserted in the center of the loaf comes out clean, not including any melted Nutella that may happen to stick! Remove from the oven and allow to cool in the pan for 15-20 minutes. Then remove to a cooling rack to cool completely or slice and enjoy warm!

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