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5 from 12 votes

Banana Bread

A lovely light banana bread recipe
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time1 hr
Course: bread
Cuisine: American
Servings: 8
Calories: 245kcal

Ingredients

  • 3 ripe bananas
  • 2 eggs
  • cup sour cream
  • ¼ cup sugar
  • 1 ¾ cup flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ cup melted butter
  • ½ cup chopped nuts
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar (optional)
  • butter, shortening or oil for greasing pan

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350°.
  • Grease a loaf pan with butter, shortening or oil
  • In a large bowl, peel and mash bananas.
  • Add to bowl, eggs, butter and sour cream . Mix well.
  • Add flour, sugar, salt, melted butter, baking soda, baking powder and nuts and blend.
  • Pour into loaf pan.
  • Sprinkle with brown sugar, if desired.
  • Bake for 1 hour or until toothpick comes out clean.

Nutrition

Calories: 245kcal | Carbohydrates: 39g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 4g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 46mg | Sodium: 505mg | Potassium: 249mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 12g | Vitamin A: 149IU | Vitamin C: 4mg | Calcium: 60mg | Iron: 2mg