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Best Ever Banana Bread


  • Author: Living the Gourmet
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 1 hour
  • Total Time: 1 hour 10 minutes
  • Yield: 1 loaf 1x

Ingredients

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For Banana Bread:

  • 1 ¼ cup sugar
  • ½ cup sweet butter
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 ½ cups mashed very ripe bananas – (34 medium)
  • ½ cup buttermilk
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 2 ½ cups all purpose flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 cup chopped walnuts nuts, toasted

For Vanilla Cream Cheese Frosting:

  • 1 package (8 oz.) softened cream cheese
  • 4 tablespoons softened sweet butter
  • 2 tablespoons sour cream
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 box Confectioners’ Sugar

Instructions

For Banana Bread:

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Butter bottoms of 2 (8×8 inch) pans or one loaf pan.
  2. In a large bowl, mix sugar and butter. Add eggs, bananas, buttermilk and vanilla: beat with electric mixer on medium speed until smooth. Stir in flour, baking soda and nuts just until moistened. Pour batter into pan.
  3. Bake for 1 hour or until toothpick test inserted in center comes out clean.
  4. Cool before icing.

For Vanilla Cream Cheese Frosting:

  1. Beat cream cheese, butter, sour cream and vanilla in a large bowl until light and fluffy.
  2. Gradually beat in 1 box confectioners’ sugar on medium speed until smooth.
  • Category: Breakfast

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1
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