Brown Sugar Banana Bread

Brown Sugar Banana Bread Recipe

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Sherri Van Arkel


This has been handed down from my mother and from hers and it keeps well and stays moist! Nuts are optional!
I love it with home made apple butter!

★★★★★ 3 votes
45 Min
1 Hr 20 Min


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1 c
brown sugar, light
1 stick
real butter
2 large
2 c
mashed bananas,(aprox 3or4)
1 tsp
real vanilla
2 c
all purpose flour
3 tsp
baking powder
1/2 tsp
1/2 c
finely chopped nuts (pecans or walnuts) opt

How to Make Brown Sugar Banana Bread


  • 1Preheat oven to 350 deg and then spray coat the bread pan and then sprinkle a little flour around inside to coat the bottom and sides.Can also use spray release if available.
  • 2Using a mixer on medium setting,cream together sugar and butter.
  • 3Add eggs one at a time into mixture,beating well after each on medium speed.
  • 4Add the bananas into mixture one at a time,breaking them up as you add them,making sure no strings from skins are on them.
  • 5Combine flour,baking powder and salt into creamed mixture now.Slow mixer to medium low speed.
  • 6Add nuts if desired at this point.
  • 7Pour into bread pan and place into middle of oven.
  • 8bake at 350 degrees for approximately an hour. Check to see if done when inserting toothpick into middle it comes out clean after an hour has passed.This is a heavy bread and ovens do vary!
  • 9Remove from oven when done and turn out onto wire rack.Let it cool completely.Top will be crusty and cracked.
    Makes 1 loaf

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About Brown Sugar Banana Bread

Course/Dish: Sweet Breads
Hashtag: #banana

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