How to Bake Delicious Banana Bread

by Brittany Burge

This recipe has been passed down from my mother in law, she has been making it for 40+ years and she learned it from her home ec teacher. She says "you will NEVER find a better banana bread."


  • ½ Cups Softened butter
  • 2 Eggs
  • 1 Cup White sugar
  • 1 Teaspoon Lemon juice
  • 1 ¾ Cups All purpose flour
  • 1 Teaspoon Baking soda
  • ½ Teaspoons Salt
  • ½ Cups Sour cream
  • ½ Cups Chopped walnuts
  • 1 Cup Mashed bananas
  • Instructions

    Step 1

    SUPPLIES :)!!

    Step 2

    Preheat your oven to 350 and grease a 9X5 inch load pan.

    Step 3

    In a large bowl stir together the softened butter and sugar. Now before I do that I like to take the butter and make sure it's nice and soft.

    Step 4

    Now mix the sugar with the softened butter.

    Step 5

    Looks like this :)!

    Step 6

    Get your lemon juice ready.

    Step 7


    Step 8

    Then add your eggs and lemon juice. MIX WELL :)!

    Step 9

    Combine the flour, baking soda and salt, stir into butter mixture until smooth.

    Step 10

    Now get another medium bowl add your bananas and mash!

    Step 11

    FINALLY fold in the sour cream, walnuts and mashed bananas. The walnuts are optional but I do find they make the bread just a little bit better.

    Step 12

    Yummy :)!

    Step 13

    Spread evenly into prepared pan.

    Step 14

    Place in oven for 60 minutes or until a toothpick is inserted into the center of the loaf and comes out clean.

    Step 15

    Wow how beautiful is that?!! Cool loaf in the pan for 10 minutes before removing.

    Step 16

    Now slice up some VERY yummy banana bread.

    Step 17

    You can also use this recipe to make muffins. (These are my husbands fav!!)

    Step 18

    AND if you want to get fancy you can serve it in a cake dish and top with some chocolate icing. (Check my guides for the chocolate icing) this was absolutely delicious!!!!

    Step 19

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