Winter brings the need for coats, a crackling fireplace and holiday gifts for your neighbors. However, it can be challenging to find an affordable and thoughtful present that your loved ones will appreciate. A small loaf of bread can be the perfect gift idea and when you try this Banana Sour Cream Bread recipe, you'll want to share this tasty treat with all of your friends. This is a recipe that takes a basic banana bread formula and kicks it up a notch. You can plan on just 10 minutes of preparation time and the bread should cook up in about an hour.
1/4 cup sugar
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
3/4 cup butter
3 cups sugar
3 large eggs
6 ripe smashed bananas
1 full 16 ounce container of sour cream
2 teaspoons cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon salt
3 teaspoons baking soda
4 1/2 cups flour
Preheat your oven to 300 degrees and grease four seven by three inch bread pans. In a small mixing bowl, combine 1/4 cup sugar and one teaspoon cinnamon. Taking the cinnamon mixture, lightly dust all four pans.
In a large bowl, cream the butter and 3 cups of sugar, then add the eggs, smashed bananas, sour cream, vanilla extract and cinnamon. You'll then need to add the salt, baking soda and flour. Pour batter into pans and bake your loaves for one hour. You can insert a toothpick to make sure that your loaves are cooked through.
This banana bread recipe will be a hit with your family and friends. Furthermore, you are sure to have multiple requests for your delicious bread and can make a few alterations for other occasions or holidays. For example, you can add 1 cup of chopped walnuts, for those who aren't allergic, creating an exciting flavor. Or, coat your bread with this rich glaze for a tasty embellishment.
2 cups sugar
1 cup water
1/4 cup butter
1/4 teaspoon banana extract
Combine the sugar, water, butter and extract in a saucepan. Then, heat ingredients over medium heat until the mixture boils for three minutes and pour glaze over each banana bread loaf letting the bread cool. As the glaze soaks into the bread, it will turn into a delicious moist indulgence. You can serve the bread with a honey-nut cream cheese spread for a delightful twist. Moreover, your family will appreciate a home-made treat and you'll appreciate the chance to practice your baking skills with this Banana Sour Cream Bread recipe.
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