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Sour Cream Banana Bread

This sour cream banana bread is a variation to the classic banana bread. The addition of sour cream makes the bread softer and moister.
Course Dessert
Keyword baked, banana, banana bread
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 55 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Servings 10 servings
Calories 295kcal
Author Liza Agbanlog


  • ¾ cup sugar
  • ½ cup unsalted butter , melted
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup mashed bananas , 2 large or 3 small bananas
  • ½ cup sour cream
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 ½ cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ½ cup chopped walnuts , optional


  • Position the rack in the middle of the oven and then preheat the oven to 350 degree Grease and flour a 9X5-inch loaf pan. Set aside.
  • In a large bowl, beat together the sugar and melted butter. Stir in the eggs, mashed bananas, sour cream and vanilla.
  • In a separate large bowl, whisk together the flour, baking soda and salt. Add to the sugar mixture and stir until blended. Stir in the chopped walnuts, if using.
  • Pour the batter into the prepared loaf pan. Bake for 55- 60 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
  • Cool completely on rack before removing from the pan.


Calories: 295kcal | Carbohydrates: 34g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 63mg | Sodium: 266mg | Potassium: 128mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 17g | Vitamin A: 410IU | Vitamin C: 1.4mg | Calcium: 29mg | Iron: 1.3mg