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Best Banana Bread

Sarah Baade
Super moist and easy to make. This is my go-to banana bread recipe!
Course Breakfast, Side Dish, Snack
Cuisine American
Servings 1 loaf


  • 1 3/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 1/4 cup sour cream (can substitute with plain Greek yogurt if desired)
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 3 very ripe, medium bananas
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/3 cup milk


  • Preheat oven to 350°F. Grease or line a 9x5 loaf pan with parchment paper.
  • In a medium bowl, whisk together flour, cinnamon, baking soda, baking powder and salt. Set aside.
  • In a large bowl, beat together butter, sour cream and sugar. Beat in bananas. Mix in eggs and vanilla.
  • Gradually stir in half of the dry ingredients. Add milk and stir to combine. Gradually stir in remaining dry ingredients.
  • Pour batter into prepared loaf pan and bake 1 hour and 10minutes or until cake tester comes out clean.
Keyword Banana Bread, Easy Recipe, Homemade Banana Bread