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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!

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Kitchen Witch Steph January 26, 2014

Banana nut bread has to be one of my favorite things on earth, and to make one with leftover starter only makes it that much better. I use butter instead of shortening and white whole wheat flour, it rises beautifully and is absolutely yummy.

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StephaniePB April 06, 2010

Delicious! Definitely the best banana bread I have ever tasted.. I'm not sure if it has to do with the starter or what. This bread is light and fluffy, the perfect weight, not dense and thick like normal banana bread. The yellow color is interesting but fun. I used 3 bananas to make one cup. A good tip for making banana bread is too not mash them too much, i leave about quarter sized chunks, and this will prevent the bread from becoming too chewy. I did about 1/4 cup chocolate chips and 1/2 cup walnuts because i ran out of both, but it turned out delicious. #4/5 is slightly confusing, I would recommend mixing all dry ingredients in bowl. This is probably what they meant but it was a little unclear. I also split into 2 9*5 pans, because I am bringing one to a friend and wanted to keep one for my family! They both turned out good sized, but it would be good to have the height of one loaf. Great recipe I highly recommend it!

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beewade March 19, 2009

This was my first attempt at cooking banana bread with new starter. It worked great! I cut the back on the sugar by a little over 1/4 cup and decreased the cooking time by 13 minutes. The bread has a good texture and tastes great. This is my family's newest favorite recipe.

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Gayle C. August 19, 2014

Absolutely lovely!

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San Diego Cathy May 22, 2014

What a wonderfully delicious way to use up some starter! This is the best banana bread we have ever tasted! It came out golden brown on the outside, moist and tender on the inside! I added mini chocolate chips and my kids just gobbled it up!

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O'HoneyHoney April 21, 2014

Wonderful bread! My husband loves banana bread, and he said this was the best he'd ever had! Huge hit with the whole family!!!! Will definately keep this recipe around

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BakingMomTo3 June 12, 2012

This is a really nice banana bread. I love that it is dairy free as I have several friends who are lactose intolerant. It is a bit lighter and drier than my favorite banana bread recipe, but the lovely sourdough tang is so delightful!

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under12parsecs March 19, 2012

I've had a favorite banana bread for EVER and then I found this one to make with sourdough starter, and I will never go back. Even when I turned it sugar free for a neighborhood boy, it was still WONDERFUL! WTG on this recipe.

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twinbush January 24, 2012
Sourdough Banana Bread