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Moist Banana Bread Recipe

Moist Banana Bread Recipe

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Bananas: they’re the fruit that keeps on giving, especially when they turn those perfect shades of brown that scream “bake me!” Transforming overripe bananas into a moist, delicious banana bread is an art and a science. This isn’t just any banana bread recipe; it’s the one that will make you the hero of breakfast tables and coffee breaks. Ready to wow your taste buds and impress friends with your baking prowess? Let’s dive in.

How To Make Moist Banana Bread

This moist banana bread recipe combines ripe bananas, sugar, and all-purpose flour to create a tender, flavorful loaf perfect for any time of day. Simple steps and expert tips ensure a deliciously moist and satisfying treat.

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 50 minutes
Total: 1 hour



  • 1 cup bananas, mashed
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • ¼ cup margarine
  • 1⅓ cups white sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 cups all purpose flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • ¼ tsp salt


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease and flour 1 9×13-inch pan, or 2 7×3-inch loaf pans.
  2. Combine banana and sour cream. Set aside. In a large bowl, cream together the margarine and sugar until smooth. Beat in the eggs 1 at a time, then stir in the vanilla and banana mixture.
  3. Combine the flour, baking soda, baking powder, and salt; stir into the banana mixture. Spread the batter evenly into the prepared pan or pans.
  4. Bake for 50 minutes in the preheated oven, or until a toothpick inserted into the center of the bread comes out clean.
  5. Serve and enjoy.


  • Calories : 195.32kcal
  • Fat : 6.37g
  • Saturated Fat : 2.39g
  • Trans Fat : 0.52g
  • Monounsaturated Fat : 2.30g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat : 1.15g
  • Carbohydrates : 32.38g
  • Fiber : 0.79g
  • Sugar : 18.86g
  • Protein : 2.75g
  • Cholesterol : 27.47mg
  • Sodium : 163.81mg
  • Calcium : 43.36mg
  • Potassium : 96.12mg
  • Iron : 0.93mg
  • Vitamin A : 34.32µg
  • Vitamin C : 1.35mg
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Frequently Asked Questions

Can I use whole wheat flour instead of all-purpose flour?

Absolutely! Substitute whole wheat flour for a healthier option. Note that the bread might be denser.

How can I make this recipe vegan?

Swap the egg for a flax egg (1 tablespoon ground flaxseed mixed with 3 tablespoons water, let sit for 15 minutes) and use plant-based butter.

Can I freeze banana bread?

Yes, banana bread freezes beautifully. Wrap it tightly in plastic wrap, then in foil. Freeze for up to 3 months. Thaw at room temperature or gently warm slices in the oven.

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This moist banana bread recipe is more than just a way to use up overripe bananas—it's a gateway to creating memories, sharing love, and enjoying the simple pleasure of homemade baking. It strikes the perfect balance between sweetness and moisture, making it an all-time favorite for both kids and adults.
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