Jason Hill of Chef Tips shows you how to make a moist banana bread recipe that is sure to please your entire family!
This easy banana bread recipe makes a very moist banana bread.
You can turn it into a banana nut bread recipe by simply adding about a cup of gourmet black walnuts, which make the tastiest addition over traditional walnuts.
This recipe came from a bed and breakfast in the California mountains, and the secret to its moistness comes from sour cream!
It’s an old fashioned banana bread that you can easily picture coming from your grandma’s kitchen.
Your friends will beg you for this recipe for banana bread.
Enjoy, and we hope you enjoy our easy recipes! Thanks for Tubing In
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
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.
Sour cream is the secret ingredient to this banana breads moist texture.
My wife and I have tried several banana bread recipes through the years and this is definitely our favorite. Give it a try. Youll be glad you did!
Moist Banana Bread Recipe 2 (Different Recipe From Other Website)
Step 2.) Stir in 2 beaten eggs and 1 t. vanilla. (If adding sour cream, fold in after adding the vanilla)
Step 3.) Mash up 4-5 very ripe bananas with a fork or potato masher and add them to the mixture. Set aside.
Step 4.) In a separate bowl, add 1-3/4 c. of flour, 1/2 t. salt, 1 t. baking soda, 2 t. baking powder, & 1 t. cinnamon.
Step 5.) Give it a good whisk and then add in walnuts if desired. I used black walnuts just because they taste soooo good with bananas.
Step 6.) Slowly add the flour mixture to the banana mixture (half the bowl at a time). Gently stir JUST UNTIL COMBINED.
NOTE* PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE DO NOT OVER STIR! Or you’ll have a super densed, dry banana bread on your hands. I learned this the hard way. I have a habit of going overboard with stirring things. Banana bread only needs to be stirred just until the flour mixture is mixed in good. Once that is done JUST PUT THE SPOON DOWN AND RESIST THE URGE…I know it’s hard.
Step 7.) Pour the mixture into a greased and flour loaf pan and let it sit for about 10-15 minutes before placing into the oven. I don’t know what this does, just something I see my grandmother do all the time.
Step 8.) Place into the oven and cook for 60 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. 1 hour always works for me. When done, remove from oven & butter the top. Let sit in the pan for about 20 minutes before removing it to cool completely.
My grandmother says you shouldn’t cut banana bread (or any kind of bread) until it has completely cooled off because the steam inside the loaf keeps it moist. (don’t know if that’s true or not) and I don’t have the balls to question her when it comes to cooking.
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