(based on recipe from
2 cups flour
1 tsp baking powder
½ tsp baking soda
½ tsp salt
½ cup unsalted butter, softened
1 cup sugar
2 eggs at room temperature
1 tsp vanilla extract
2 - 3 medium-large bananas (very ripe!), mashed-
this should equal 1 cup
½ cup sour cream
Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Spray inside of 5”
x 9” loaf pan with cooking spray.
Mix together the
flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt in a
In a larger bowl, cream together the
butter and sugar (an electric mixture is preferable
for this). Add the eggs one at a time, mixing well
after each one. Mix in the vanilla extract.
small bowl mix the mashed bananas with the sour
cream until well blended.
Gently mix about 1/3 of
the dry ingredients with the butter mixture. Then
gently mix in about half of the banana mixture,
another 1/3 of the dry ingredients, the remaining
banana mixture, then the remaining dry ingredients.
Pour the batter into the prepared pan and smooth the
Bake for about 1 hour 10 minutes (until tester
inserted into the center comes out clean). Allow
bread to cool in the pan for about 20 minutes, then
remove and allow to cool completely before cutting.