Ricotta Banana Nut Bread – Recipe

This ricotta nut bread is made with walnuts and ricotta!

There is nothing like a nice slice of banana bread! If you crave this treat often, then this recipe is perfect for you! The ricotta makes it more fluffy! You can adjust this recipe and make it into muffins or cupcakes! Get the directions below from Ciao Florentina!


  • 1/2 c organic extra virgin olive oil (or substitute with melted butter or coconut oil)
  • 1/2 c white granulated sugar
  • 1/3 c brown sugar
  • 2 large organic eggs
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract or the seeds from 1 vanilla bean
  • 1/2 c whole milk ricotta cheese
  • 1 tbsp heavy cream
  • 1 1/2 c all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1 pinch sea salt
  • 3/4 c candied walnuts -roughly chopped + a few for garnish
  • 2 bananas – diced


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