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banana bread

Recipe by
Cathie Valentine
Graniteville, SC

Alice, you made this recipe as much as Mom did. Charles still talks about the time you made him a loaf for his trip back to South Carolina :-)

yield 6 -8
prep time 10 Min
cook time 1 Hr
method Bake

Ingredients For banana bread

  • 1 stick
    butter, softened
  • 1/2 c
  • 2
  • 1 tsp
    baking soda
  • 4 Tbsp
    sour cream
  • 1 c
    mashed bananas (more ripe the better) about 2 large bananas
  • 1 1/2 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1 tsp

How To Make banana bread

  • 1
    Cream butter and sugar in an electric mixer. Add eggs, baking soda and sour cream. Mix well. Finally add bananas, flour and vanilla and mix until all ingredients are combined.
  • 2
    Place in a well greased loaf pan. Bake at 350* for 50 minutes to 1 hour. Place on cooling rack to cool.
  • 3
    I have a filling that my mother used to make. It will be called Mom's Banana Bread Filling. She would make bite size sandwiches using the filling and serve at bridge. (These little sandwiches should be kept in the refrigerator.)