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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5 Min
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


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