Sourdough Banana Bread

READY IN: 1hr 10mins
Recipe by Julesong

I enjoy finding interesting different things to make from Alaskan sourdough starter (see Mendenhall Sourdough Gingerbread for instance), so I was so happy when I was able to adopt this recipe! :)

Top Review by Kitchen Witch Steph

I used up extra starter and the older blackened bananas! No waste, woo hoo! Wonderful banana bread, a most enjoyable breakfast for the family. I used part whole wheat flour and butter in the recipe. The only other change I might make next time would be to decrease the sugar by 1/4 cup or so. Thanks for sharing!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cream together the shortening and sugar, add egg and mix until blended.
  2. Stir in bananas and sourdough starter.
  3. Add orange peel or vanilla.
  4. Stir flour and measure again with salt, baking powder and soda.
  5. Add flour mixture and walnuts to the first mixture, stirring until just blended.
  6. Pour into greased 9 x 5-inch loaf pan.
  7. Bake in 350 degree oven for 1 hour or until toothpick comes out clean.
  8. Cool to cold before slicing.

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