Southern Banana Bread

Dana Moore AKA: Southern Gals Cook


When I tried this recipe for the first time it lacked the "wow" factor. So, I tweeked it a bit and the result is the best banana bread I have ever tasted. I also make mini loaves around Christmas time to give as gifts; always a big hit. Enjoy!

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20 Min
50 Min


1/2 c
salted real sweet cream butter, softened
1/2 c
white sugar
1/2 c
light brown sugar, packed
2-3 medium
very ripe bananas, mashed
1 tsp
real vanilla extract, not imitation
2 c
self-rising flour
1/2 c
sour cream
3/4 c
chopped pecans

How to Make Southern Banana Bread


  • 1Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease sides and bottom of 2 non-stick loaf pans and set aside.
  • 2Combine butter, white and brown sugar in a mixing bowl and beat with a mixer on high speed until mixture is creamy. Add eggs and beat on high speed until mixture is light and fluffy. With mixer on low speed, blend in bananas and vanilla; add flour to mixture alternately with sour cream. Fold in pecans.
  • 3Pour evenly into prepared loaf pans. Bake 45-55 minutes or until toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool for 10 minutes before removing from pans.
  • 4Unauthorized alterations or amendments to this recipe without express permission from Dana Moore is strictly prohibited.

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