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Banana Nut Bread

Total Time

Prep: 10 min. Bake: 50 min. + cooling

Makes

1 loaf (16 pieces)

This quick bread is a family favorite, so I always try to have ripe bananas on hand for this recipe. I'm sure your family will love this tasty, nutty bread as much as mine does. —Susan Jones, La Grange Park, Illinois
Banana Nut Bread Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup butter, softened
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 2 large eggs, room temperature
  • 3/4 cup mashed ripe banana (about 1 large)
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 2-1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 3/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts
  • Optional: Additional walnuts, semisweet chocolate chips or coarse sugar

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°. Beat butter and sugar until blended. Add eggs, 1 at a time, beating well after each addition. Stir in banana and sour cream. Whisk together flour, cinnamon, baking soda and salt. Add to butter mixture, stirring just until moistened. Fold in 1/2 cup walnuts.
  2. Transfer to a greased 9x5-in. loaf pan. If desired, sprinkle with additional walnuts.
  3. Bake until a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean, 50-60 minutes. Cool in pan 10 minutes before removing to a wire rack to cool.

Nutrition Facts

1 slice: 244 calories, 10g fat (4g saturated fat), 52mg cholesterol, 220mg sodium, 35g carbohydrate (15g sugars, 1g fiber), 5g protein.

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