How to Make Home Made Banana Bread

Banana bread is a sweet type of quick bread that involves no yeast or kneading. Consequently, it takes less time than normal bread to prepare and bake. In fact banana bread is a tasty moist cake that is also a great way to use up left over bananas that are not good enough to eat.

This easy banana bread recipe makes very moist banana bread. You can turn it into a banana nut bread recipe by simply adding about a cup of gourmet black walnuts, which make the tastiest addition over traditional walnuts. The secret to the moistness of this banana bread recipe comes from sour cream.


  • Four large or six small ripe bananas
  • 2 cups all purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda (bicarbonate of soda)
  • ½ teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ cup butter
  • 1 ½ cups sugar
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • Two eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Four tablespoons sour cream
Page Updated: 29 March 2020
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