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