Hey, that’s great timing, Sheila! Mostly, I love dark chocolate and joggers (not jogging). May splitting into 2 loafs would help fix this issue…. LOVE*LOVE*LOVE this recipe. Little Changes: this banana bread recipe has been around a LONG time, and judging by your comments, I'm not alone in my love for it. The results were awesome as well. Psalm 46:1. Do you have the nutrition facts and calories? Pour into prepared dishes and bake for about one hour. I’m anti nuts in basically everything (I simply don’t get the appeal, why would you want nuts in the way of a delicious chocolate chip cookie, or in this case banana bread?) 🙂. First that you have finally found The One when it comes to banana bread and 2) that you love those pans. Ghee is clarified butter (butter without any of the solids). The only banana bread recipe I need. I cut the oil and sugar to nearly half and still it came out great! Always come here first and everything I’ve made from here is so yummy. I like that they come out light and fluffy and not too dense and dark. As an Amazon Associate, I earn from qualifying purchases. I usually just mash with a fork until they are mostly mashed but still just very lightly lumpy. I substituted the sour cream for plain greek yogurt and it turned out perfectly. Turned out light fluffy and moist. (foil helps to prevent too much browning). It adds moisture without thinning the batter and creates a soft, creamy texture. Enter, my mother-in-law, Gerre, who is a terrific cook and baker. One more addition was 1/2 cup of Lily’s dark chocolate chips. Good luck with your move! This will be my go-to banana bread recipe from now on! Man oh man! Tia. Thanks Mel. Thanks for having such FANTASTIC recipes! Coconut oil seems like a delicious addition. I have a bunch of banana bread recipes and when I make one I always say “This is the best banana bread I have ever tasted”. But if you’ve never tried a buttery, light, golden banana bread loaf, you might be missing out (my favorite version is here). I think the darker crumbed banana bread (like in today’s sour cream banana bread post) is generally thought to be a bit more traditional. Baked into 12 mini muffins and 6 regular muffins and turned out great. Soft and moist. It was so moist and delicious, that this will be the recipe I use from now on. Tried your awesome recipe today. It comes out perfect every time. Cream butter and sugar. TaAnge. Average recipe 3 star's for the original still found it rather dry. But I am convert to the buttermilk and sour cream banana bread recipes and don’t know if I’ll ever try another! I just made these as mini muffins (30 minutes of baking or less), and they are wonderful and moist. They are now requesting I “bring it in again, please”! My past attempts have been too dry, too bland, too greasy or just “meh!”. Best banana bread recipe ever! A definite keeper! I wanted to love his recipe but it turned out horrible. Step 3. : ). This bread is fantastic -- and very forgiving for a "wide margins" kind of cook. I am anxious to try this! Let loaf cool 10 minutes in loaf pan. Thank you Melanie! I will try it again with 1/2 C sugar and butter instead of oil. very good! I made this last month and it was the best banana bread I have ever had. Thank you so much!! This bread is my FAVORITE EVER! This buttery, moist bread is quick and easy to make needing only one bowl. This is a simple, moist, and delicious bread. This is the best banana bread I’ve ever made – and I’ve made a lot. Adding a few dashes of cinnamon helps to complement the banana taste. I just wanted to say I’ve been following the blog regularly since 2010 and please, never stop. Maybe my favorite banana bread recipe. Good luck on your move and I will look forward to more posts. thank you for your nice post.avid mastering. You may also like…Chocolate Chip Banana Bread – this is an easy banana bread recipe that’s full of dark, melty chocolate chips! • Stir together until completely combined. Nutrition counts are provided as estimates only. I added half a teaspoon of banana extract and a dash of cinnamon to the mixture as well. But would those,ingredients impact cook time so much? You always make delicious banana bread! The only things I did differently was omit the oil and replace with applesauce and 2tsp of coconut oil. So many bananas! Easy to make and so moist with a great taste. Great recipe! Add to egg mixture; stir until just combined. No more searching for the Best, because I have found it. Thanks! I added Cinnamon and Nutmeg cause I love spice. I cannot seem to get my banana breads to be as dense as the stuff I buy at store bakeries. Sprinkle evenly onto batter in loaf pan. Have not tried yet…just out of the oven. I throw it all in and don’t have to worry about taking it out on time. I have lots of brown bananas. We love this warm with apple or prune butter!,. I looked for one with that name but didn’t find it. And others that believe the dark speckly speckles are for the dogs. It also makes it easy to give a loaf to someone.I haven’t tried it yet but plan to try vanilla yogurt (instead of sour cream) . I highly recommend it. I’ve been looking for the “perfect” banana bread recipe – trying a new one each time for the past 6 months. one thing we really like is to sprinkle a little brown sugar on top before you bake it – it makes a really yummy crust. The buttermilk banana bread I’ve referenced several times already with the light-colored crumb only has 1/8 teaspoon baking soda. It is so easy – one bowl! Want the printable recipe? Whisk flour, sugars, soda, salt and baking powder in large bowl. I posted it so long ago (back in June 2009*) that I think it’s gotten a little lonely. These were so moist and fluffy!! Thanks for sharing! I tried this sour cream banana bread….OMG!!! Thanks for the response. I have been experimenting with different banana bread recipes on this site. Powered by the ESHA Research Database © 2018, ESHA Research, Inc. All Rights Reserved, Sour Cream Banana Bread With Pecan Streusel Topping. I used the new Low Fodmap flour to reduce the Gluten (sensitivity) and used Natvia instead of Sugar, again, sensitivity. So moist and yummy. Perfect every time as a loaf and cupcakes! Even beyond food, I always get compliment when I purchase/implement things you recommend. I usually use 3 large or 4 smaller bananas so sometimes I need to adjust the sour cream more or less to accommodate as to not have too much moisture.I like to make this in 4 small mini loaves because I do one with nuts, one (sometimes two) with chocolate chips (I just sprinkle the nuts or chips in the pan and lightly mix in) and I leave the other one (or two) plain. Hello Mel. Welcome to my Texas Kitchen. Southern Food and Fun makes no guarantee as to the accuracy of these nutritional values as ingredients and serving sizes may vary from person to person. This Banana bread is phenomenal!So moist, & full of flavour… one loaf is simply not enough. She came up with the perfect banana bread recipe. Thanks! What else could you ask for? Sometimes I add chocolate chips to it, sometimes chopped pecans. Amazing Mel, so happy I found you!!! We added mini chocolate chips which took it over the top! Stir to mix. I have tried to make banana bread more times than I can count. It is definitely worth it! I made muffins instead of loaves and after 30 minutes they were brown but still uncooked inside, but back in and they got so brown never rose and will still uncooked when I cut them open and very mushy;(  Thank you!! Love the side-by-side comparison, Kenna! My family loves this banana bread! n92 – yes, by all means, use canola. I am however, a light banana bread fan. So thank you for having the best recipes for us both. this is the only recipe that actually worked for me! When I use melted butter, I don’t sub in any oil (although sometimes I’ll still sub in half applesauce – so 1/4 cup melted butter and 1/4 cup applesauce). Honestly probably could cut out the added sugar entirely. Thanks for helping us average cooks become rockstars in our own kitchens! I followed this recipe to the letter adding only chopped walnuts. Has anyone tried this? It makes a BIG loaf in the 9×5 pan. Now, I try to be prepared, so whenever I have overripe bananas, I just seal them in a freezer bag and freeze them so I’m always just a quick defrost away from the makings for banana bread. So very tasty and moist…perfect! Next time you have a bunch of ripe bananas sitting in the kitchen, forgo the classic recipe for something a little more interesting. I was very sad:(. Love the information on the darker bits. It’s a keeper, too. It’s the BEST banana bread I’ve tasted. I absolutely love this banana bread! I hope you love them too! Also added 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon to batter and sprinkled chopped walnuts on top. goopy bottom! Will definitely save this recipe to use over and over. He is very set in his ways and doesn’t like it when I try new recipes lol. I do add some walnuts and chocolate chips and should try it without. Forgot to mention – I replaced walnut oil for 1/2 of the recipe’s oil and 50% brown sugar for the sugar portion – both because I ran out of canola oil and white sugar. I didn’t have sour cream but I used 2% greek yogurt instead. Thanks Mel! Finally… I doubled the recipe per your suggestion.