Rich Banana Bread

Absolutely, here’s a recipe for Rich Banana Bread:

Title: Rich Banana Bread

Preparation Time: 15 minutes Baking Time: 1 hour Total Time: 1 hour 15 minutes Yield: 1 loaf (10 slices)


  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, melted
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 large eggs, beaten
  • 3 ripe bananas, mashed (about 1 1/2 cups)
  • 1/4 cup sour cream or Greek yogurt
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts or pecans (optional)


  1. Preheat the Oven:
    • Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C). Grease a 9×5-inch loaf pan and set aside.
  2. Mix Dry Ingredients:
    • In a mixing bowl, sift together the all-purpose flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt. Set aside.
  3. Combine Wet Ingredients:
    • In a separate large mixing bowl, mix together the melted butter and granulated sugar until well combined.
    • Add the beaten eggs, mashed bananas, sour cream or Greek yogurt, and vanilla extract. Mix until smooth.
  4. Combine Wet and Dry Mixtures:
    • Gradually add the dry ingredients to the wet mixture, stirring until just combined. Be careful not to overmix.
    • Fold in the chopped walnuts or pecans (if using) into the batter.
  5. Bake the Banana Bread:
    • Pour the batter into the prepared loaf pan, spreading it evenly.
    • Bake in the preheated oven for about 60 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center of the bread comes out clean.
  6. Cool and Serve:
    • Once baked, remove the banana bread from the oven and let it cool in the pan for 10-15 minutes.
    • Transfer the bread onto a wire rack to cool completely before slicing.

Nutritional Information (per slice): Note: Nutritional values may vary based on specific ingredients and slice sizes.

  • Calories: 280
  • Total Fat: 12g
    • Saturated Fat: 6g
  • Cholesterol: 60mg
  • Sodium: 260mg
  • Total Carbohydrate: 39g
    • Dietary Fiber: 2g
    • Sugars: 17g
  • Protein: 5g

This Rich Banana Bread recipe yields a moist, flavorful loaf with the perfect balance of sweetness from ripe bananas and a hint of richness from butter. It’s a classic and comforting treat, perfect for breakfast, snack time, or a delightful dessert. Feel free to customize by adding chocolate chips, dried fruits, or your favorite nuts to elevate the flavors!

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