Tuesday, September 13, 2011

Basic Southern style Banana bread

Banana bread

Butter ½ cup, softened
Sugar 1 cup, can be reduced to half depending on your sugar preference
Vanilla extract 1 tsp
Eggs 2 nos
Over ripe bananas 1 cup (around 2) mashed
Salt ½ tsp
Bread flour or all purpose flour 1 ¾ cups
Baking soda 1 tsp
Baking powder 1 tsp
Sour cream ½ cup
Dates ½ cup, chopped


Sift all the dry ingredients (flour, baking soda, baking powder and salt) into a bowl and set aside.

In a mixing bowl, cream butter and sugar until smooth. Add the vanilla extract, mix well and add eggs one by one and mix in a medium speed using an egg beater. Next add the mashed bananas and incorporate well. Now add the sifted dry ingredients to this and mix using a wooden spoon. Add the sour cream and dates, incorporate well. Pour the bread batter to a greased loaf pan and bake at 350 F for about 50-55 minutes.

Banana bread Cheers!!!


  1. wow delicious bread,they turned out perfect...

  2. Adding dates is nice ...and looks just so perfect

  3. kandittu kothiyavunnu...looks yummy yummy..

  4. nicely presented and looks so yummy suji!!

  5. looks so tempting and perfect.. awesome pictures too..

  6. Thanks for sharing such a delicious recipe! I just made a loaf and it was really moist. I cut the sugar to 3/4 cup and it was perfect!

  7. wow that bread looks so delicious

  8. Thanks r^2 for the feedback...And I am so happy that the loaf turned out good. I sometimes try it with 1/2 brown sugar too, just in case if you are interested.

    Thanks again

  9. Nannayitunu ketto..murichu vachathu kanan nalla professional look undu..Kollam :)

  10. sounds lipsmacking..:P
    awesome presentation...
    Tasty Appetite


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