The Best Banana Bread
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Best Banana Bread

This truly is the BEST banana bread and the recipe I've used for over thirty years! It has amazing texture and flavor.  
Course Bread
Cuisine American
Keyword banana bread
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 50 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 12 servings
Calories 244kcal
Author Leigh Anne Wilkes

Ingredients

  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup canola oil
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup mashed ripe banana
  • 1/2 cup sour cream or Greek yogurt
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1 1/2 cups all purpose flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp salt

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  • Grease and flour bottom of 9 x 5" loaf pan.
  • In a large bowl, mix together sugar and oil.  Add in eggs, banana, sour cream and vanilla.  Blend well.
  • Add in flour, baking soda and salt and stir until dry ingredients are moistened.
  • Pour batter into prepared pan.  Bake for 50-60 minutes of until a toothpick comes out clean
  • Cool 5 minutes and remove from pan.  Cool completely.  Makes 1 loaf.

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Nutrition

Calories: 244kcal | Carbohydrates: 31g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 32mg | Sodium: 220mg | Potassium: 85mg | Sugar: 18g | Vitamin A: 105IU | Vitamin C: 1.2mg | Calcium: 17mg | Iron: 0.9mg