Gramma's Banana Bread

Gramma's Banana Bread Recipe

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Anne Deguc


This was my maternal grandmother's recipe. It is always a big hit. I share it often with friends. The "secret" topping is popular.


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1 Hr 10 Min


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2 1/2 c
3/4 c
4 large
6 Tbsp
sour cream
1 1/2 tsp
baking soda
3/4 tsp
baking powder
1 1/2 tsp
real vanilla
4 c
6-7 large
ripe, mashed banans -mushier the better
brown sugar for topping

How to Make Gramma's Banana Bread


  • 1Cream together sugar, eggs and butter.
  • 2Add rest of the ingredients (except the brown sugar) - bananas last.
  • 3Grease bottom only of 3 loaf pans.
  • 4Pour batter into the loaf pans. Press brown sugar into batter.
  • 5Bake 325° for 1 hour to 1 hour 15 minutes.

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About Gramma's Banana Bread

Course/Dish: Sweet Breads
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Heirloom
Hashtag: #banana

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