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Banana Bread

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This brought me out of my banana-hating

Ingredients

  • 2 sticks Butter
  • 1-½ cup + 2 TBLS Sugar
  • 3 whole Eggs
  • 1-½ cup Mashed Ripe Bananas
  • 4 cups + 2 TBLS Flour
  • 1 teaspoon Baking Soda
  • 1-½ teaspoon Baking Powder
  • 1-½ cup Sour Cream

Preparation

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

Grease and flour bundt pan.

Cream butter and sugar together. Add eggs one at a time, beating for a few seconds after each addition. Add mashed bananas and beat.

Combine dry ingredients in a separate bowl.

Add dry ingredients and sour cream alternately to the mixing bowl. Beat well until all combined.

Pour into bundt pan and bake for 1 hour 10 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean.

Invert on a cooling rack and allow cake to cool slightly before slicing and serving with softened butter.

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Katie Yuhasz on 7.22.2014

I made this and my family LOVED it! And because it made so much I took slices to my neighbors and they all loved it! I am with KrisDot in that it’s more cake than bread. I think I’ll add chocolate chips the next time I make it (which may be tomorrow).

Can you use plain yogurt instead of sour cream?

Thanks for sharing the recipe!

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iamcaressa on 1.29.2010

It wasn’t what I was expecting. I thought it would be more of a sweet bread, which it wasn’t. Once I got over that and accepted it for what it was (something that, as so many people have said, goes great with butter), I found a new respect for it and really liked it. Again, it wasn’t what I thought it would be, but for what it is, it’s really good.

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lkwelsh on 10.29.2009

This is delicious. I made a double batch intending to freeze half but my family devoured the loaves in three days! I did add a teaspoon of vanilla and a teaspoon of salt.

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susaninitaly on 10.7.2009

I made this first with bananas, very good and barely there banana taste to be honest, but more banana makes it soggy in my experience. The second time I made it with 4 small finely diced apples and cinnamon and it was great too!

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KrisDot on 10.2.2009

This is good, although I would call it more of a ‘cake’ than your typical banana ‘bread’. I added some walnuts and mini-chocolate chips to it and it was yummy!

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Kim Ashton on 9.25.2016

This banana bread is out of this world! I had four overripe bananas and wanted to make a bread. When I found this recipe, I thought it looked really good but I only had one cup of sour cream. I decided to go for it anyway and I’m so glad I did…It came out so good! When I was mashing the bananas I had an idea to add a couple dashes of nutmeg and cinnamon into the bananas for a little more flavor. The cake was so moist and delicious. My husband took a bite and his first word was WOW!

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Stephanie Johnson on 8.19.2015

It does make quite a bit! We wrapped up half and froze it for another day :) I really did like it and used 3 ripe bananas and greek yogurt as well. A richer taste than traditional banana bread.

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Shannon on 9.5.2013

Simply the best! This banana bread is dense, but not heavy or oily the way most “breads” end up. It has a great flavor and smooth texture. I use greek yogurt instead of sour cream.

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fishillusion on 1.1.2012

Delicious

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Michelle on 6.4.2011

Great texture, flavor and pretty too!

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