Total Time
1hr 15mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 1 hr

I have made many banana bread recipes over the years....but this is BY FAR the BEST EVER!!! I think it must be the sour makes it so moist and yummy! I usually triple the recipe so I end up with 6 loaves - my neighbors/friends always want a loaf or two!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cream shortening and add sugar gradually, mix in eggs and banana.
  2. In a separate bowl sift the dry ingredients together and add them to the creamed mixture.
  3. Then add the milk, sour cream and vanilla& mix till combined.
  4. Grease 1 bundt pan or 2 bread pans, pour in batter and bake for 1 hour (or until done) at 350°F.
Most Helpful

I made mine in a 10 cup bundt pan. Turned out quite nice,the most you will get is 2 medium loaf pans,or 3 small.

clara1brown October 28, 2005

Lovely banana flavor. I took Jan T advice and only used 1/4 tsp of baking soda and it came out fine. The sour cream is what gives this loaf its great taste. Will make this again with nut and chocolate chips.

Beeks November 04, 2003

SooooooGood!!! I thought I had a good banana bread recipe,but this is better,very moist and light,must be the sour cream. Not at all difficult to make. Baked it in a Bundt pan(looked a little more fancy)served it plain with some ice cream. My significant other also commented that it was very light. Thanks City Gurl!!!

Rinder June 20, 2003