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Easy and Delicious Banana Bread

Classic Banana Bread

The next time you are in the mood to bake a classic, take a chance on my easy banana bread recipe! With the option of adding in walnuts and chocolate chips, this classic banana bread loaf is incredibly soft and utterly delicious. 
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 1 hr
Total Time 1 hr 20 mins
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Servings 8 people


  • loaf pan
  • stand mixer or hand mixer


  • ½ cup butter (1 stick), softened
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 3 ripe bananas
  • ¼ sour cream
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 cups flour (white or whole wheat)
  • tsp. salt
  • ½ cup nuts, optional
  • ½ cup chocolate chips, optional


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Cream butter and sugar with mixer.
  • Add bananas and mix well.
  • Add eggs and continue mixing.
  • Dissolve soda in sour cream, then add to mixture.
  • Add flour and salt and mix well.
  • Optional, fold in nuts and/or chocolate chips.
  • Bake into a well-greased loaf and floured pan at 350º for 1 hour.
Keyword baked goods, breads and muffins