I honestly get phone calls and emails about this recipe all the time, its my most requested. I had stored this recipe in my files on my website and realized I never blogged about it. Well, there is no mincing words, this is simply tasty. Super moist and flavorful. Everything you want in a quick bread. Enjoy! - Diane
My Best Banana Bread
*recipe makes ONE- 9x5 inch loaf
1/2 cup butter, melted
1 cup white sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup sour cream
1/2 cup chopped walnuts or pecans
2 medium bananas, mashed with fork.
*demerara sugar for sprinkling/topping
Preheat oven to 350. Grease One 9x5 inch loaf pan.
In a large bowl, stir together the melted butter and sugar. Add the eggs and vanilla, mix well. Combine the flour, baking soda and salt, stir into the butter mixture until smooth. Finally, fold in the sour cream, walnuts and bananas. Spread evenly into the prepared pan.
Bake at 350 degrees F for 60 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center of the loaf comes out clean. Cool loaf in the pan for 10 minutes before removing to a wire rack to cool completely.
Recipe and Photo by: Diane Baker for Canning and Cooking at Home