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


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


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

About Brown Sugar Banana Bread

Course/Dish: Sweet Breads
Hashtag: #banana