Martha Stewart's Banana Bread

READY IN: 1hr 15mins
Recipe by Manami

This recipe has been used more times than I care to admit. It has gotten me out of tight spots. I add chocolate chips to the batter after it is in the pan. Courtesy of

Top Review by Curtis B.

iI made this Banana loft for a friend's mother as a gift also one for my home people just couldn't get enough of it. relatives and friends kept asking when are you gonna bake more of this delicious bread the flavor was great and so moist. this was a winner

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Butter 9x5x3-inch loaf pan.
  3. With an electric mixer, cream the butter and sugar until light and fluffy.
  4. Add the eggs, beating well.
  5. Sift the dry ingredients together and combine with butter mixture.
  6. Blend well.
  7. Add the bananas, sour cream, and vanilla.
  8. Stir well.
  9. Stir in the nuts and pour batter into pan.
  10. Sprinkle with floured chocolate chips.
  11. Bake 1 hour until a cake tester comes out clean.
  12. Turn out onto rack to cool.
  13. Enjoy!

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