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 Tweak by Laura S.

I add dried cranberries at Christmas. Sometimes I add crushed pineapple, drained.

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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