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Sour Cream Banana Bread Recipe

Sour Cream Banana Bread Recipe

I just love this wonderful, moist banana bread! No one can ever tell it's been "lightened up." —Stephanie Marchese
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 55 min. + cooling YIELD:18 servings


  • 1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup mashed ripe bananas (about 3 medium)
  • 1/2 cup egg substitute
  • 1/2 cup canola oil
  • 1/2 cup fat-free sour cream
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract


  • 1. Coat a 9-in. x 5-in. loaf pan with cooking spray and dust with flour; set aside.
  • 2. In a large bowl, combine the flour, sugar, baking soda and salt. Combine the bananas, egg substitute, oil, sour cream and vanilla; stir into the dry ingredients just until moistened.
  • 3. Pour into prepared pan. Bake at 350° for 55-65 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean. Cool for 10 minutes before removing from pan to a wire rack. Yield: 1 loaf (18 slices).

Nutritional Facts

1 slice: 186 calories, 7g fat (1g saturated fat), 1mg cholesterol, 332mg sodium, 28g carbohydrate (0g sugars, 1g fiber), 3g protein Diabetic Exchanges:1 starch, 1 fruit, 1 fat

Reviews for Sour Cream Banana Bread

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Reviewed Mar. 22, 2016

"I am a banana bread connoisseur and this is one of the best recipes I have ever made! I can't imagine anyone not giving this 5 stars, it is so good. I used regular eggs and regular sour cream. I did however add extra sour cream for extra moistness. I would imagine that the yogurt- flavored or plain would be great as well. My loaf was gone in just a couple of hours. This is going in my recipe box!"

Reviewed Apr. 8, 2014

"One of the very best banana breads I have ever had! Big hit at my house and we are lucky if it lasts even one day!"

Reviewed Feb. 14, 2013

"Definitely a keeper! My banana bread is never moist, the sour cream made this bread very moist & delicious. Very good!"

Reviewed Aug. 9, 2012

"I have made this recipe several times. I use brown rice flour & greek yogurt instead of all-purpose flour and sour cream. I also add some unsweetened applesauce to make up for the dryness of the brown rice flour. Wonderful!!!"

Reviewed Mar. 13, 2012

"Sorry to be a party pooper. Not my favorite banana bread recipe. It's missing that "wow" factor for me.

~ Theresa"

Reviewed Oct. 28, 2011

"Loved this! But, as always I made changes. Used eggs, not substitute. Used regular sour cream, not low fat. But I did sub 9 heaping Tlbs of flax seed and lowered "veg" oil by 3+ Tlbs. Also added lots of blueberry juice infused "Craisins" and a heavy dose of vanilla bean paste. Doubled the recipe and turned out great. Next time though I will add another banana, mine were on the small side. This will be my "go-to" banana bread recipe from now on:) Husband loved it and he's the bb lover!"

Reviewed Mar. 16, 2011

"Loved this recipe. I made it with 2 eggs instead of the egg substitute. The sour cream made the bread really moist. Big hit at our house!!"

Reviewed Mar. 14, 2010

"So easy to make and so delicious. I tried this for the first time about 2 years ago and have been making it ever since. I just made a couple loaves and sent them off in the mail to my granddaughter."

Reviewed Jan. 6, 2010

"Best banana bread ever! I have tried several recipes and this is the only one I make over and over again."

Reviewed Sep. 18, 2009

"I've substituted 2 eggs for 1/2 cup egg substitute, and it worked fine in pumpkin bread."

Reviewed Jul. 11, 2009

"I tried this one with fat-free vanilla yogurt and it's wonderful! I omitted the vanilla extract, however, and even a little bit of the canola oil. Very moist and fluffy!"

Reviewed Mar. 31, 2009

"Do you have to use egg substitute or can you use eggs?"

Reviewed Mar. 15, 2009

"You could also use vanilla yogurt, in place of the sour cream, it gives it a good flavor."

Reviewed Apr. 5, 2008

"you might try using apple sauce in place of the oil......I do this in a lot of my baked goods and they always turn out really nice..."

Reviewed Apr. 5, 2008

"Greeting's, i have a question, is there any healthy substiute for the canoloa oil used in this sour cream Banana Bread? i would appreciate any help on this you may have for me, and thanks.


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