Today I’m going to show you how to make a moist banana bread recipe that is sure to please your entire family! This recipe makes a very moist banana bread, thanks to its secret ingredient — sour cream!
This recipe came from a mountain bed and breakfast we stayed at more than 30 years ago. It’s an old fashioned banana bread that you can easily picture coming from your grandma’s kitchen. My wife and I have tried several banana bread recipes through the years and this is definitely our favorite.
You can turn it into a banana nut bread recipe by adding 1 cup of gourmet black walnuts. Your friends will beg you for this recipe!
These are the main ingredients, and the quantities can be found in the recipe card below.
- Ripe Bananas
- All purpose flour
- Baking soda
- Baking powder
- Pure Vanilla Extract
- Sour cream
👨🍳 Chef Tips
Don’t leave out the sour cream : it’s a key element in the recipe.
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Moist Banana BreadRecipe by Jason Hill – CookingSessions.com
- Four large ripe bananas or six small
- 2 cups all purpose flour
- 1 tsp baking soda
- 1/2 tsp baking powder
- 1/2 cup butter
- 1 1/2 cups sugar
- 1/2 tsp salt
- 2 eggs
- 1 tsp vanilla
- 4 tablespoons sour cream
- Mix dry ingredients together and sift. In a mixing bowl, cream softened butter with the sugar and salt. Mix in eggs, vanilla and sour cream. Mix until just blended.
- Add flour mix to the batter. When making banana bread, use ripe soft bananas. Mash into bowl and add into mixture.
- Spray a Bundt pan with cooking spray or grease with fresh butter. Pour batter into pan. Bake in preheated 350 F for 1 hour. If a toothpick comes out clean, its done.