Classic Banana Bread {Mom's Recipe}
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A perfect recipe for Traditional Classic Banana Bread. Can be made in advance and put in freezer after it cools. I like to freeze it in ziploc bags but I know tinfoil works well too.
Recipe type: Banana Bread
Cuisine: Snack
Serves: 12
  • 1¼ cup sugar
  • ½ cup oil, I use canola or coconut oil
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • ⅔ cup sour milk (add 1 tsp lemon juice or white vinegar to milk, or use butter milk)
  • 3 cups flour
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 3 smashed bananas
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  2. Combine sugar, oil and eggs in mixing bowl and beat until mixed well
  3. Blend in baking soda and sour milk
  4. Add flour and salt mix gently and then stir in smashed bananas, mix until well combined
  5. Pour into greased loaf pans, makes two large or four small loaves
  6. Bake at 350 degrees 45 minutes to 1 hour for large loaves, 30-40 minutes for small loaves. Bread is done when toothpick inserted in the middle of the loaf comes out clean.
  7. Cool on cooling rack
Recipe by Real Life Dinner at