Tuesday, February 22, 2011

Banana Sour Cream Bread

ANNOUNCEMENT: Our long-awaited, exciting move has begun.

This morning, in need of a break from packing,
and all the change that has been swirling about,
I whipped up some Banana Sour Cream Bread.

In the midst of his shuffling between rooms and sorting through spaces,
Husband noticed me in the kitchen.
"You're making that, now?" he asked.

Then before we knew it, it was more than half gone. 
And now I need to go on a run.

When in need of normal:

Banana Sour Cream Bread

1/2 C. butter shortening
1/2 C. white sugar
1/2 C brown sugar
2 eggs
3 ripe mashed bananas
1/2 tsp. vanilla
1/2 C. sour cream
1 tsp. baking soda
1/4 tsp. salt
2 C. flour

1 C. chopped nuts (if desired)
1/4 C. sugar
1/2 tsp. cinnamon

1.  Cream shortening and sugar.  Beat in eggs, bananas and vanilla.  Add sour cream. 
Gradually add dry ingredients. 
2. Mix sugar, cinnamon (and nuts if desired) and set aside. 
3.  Grease bundt pan.  Add half nut mixture to bottom of bundt pan and add 1/2 of batter.  Add remaining nut mixture, then add rest of batter. 
4.  Bake at 350 for 45 minutes.  Cool 5 minutes in pan.  Invert onto plate and enjoy!

Updates on the move soon. 
Gather up your homesteading tips--
I'm going to need them.


Libbie February 22, 2011 at 7:11 PM  

SO exciting! Moving! Banana bread is the PERFECT moving treat! Hope all the packing is going well! Can't wait to hear about the move!!!!

Ana* February 22, 2011 at 7:16 PM  

How awesome!! there's nothing like that feeling of starting fresh at a new place :) the banana bread looks delicious

Katharine February 22, 2011 at 7:17 PM  

Good for you! How exciting! I can't wait to hear all about the move!

Kristin February 22, 2011 at 8:02 PM  

This is so making a brunch appearance! Thanks for sharing!

Wanda Metcalf February 23, 2011 at 3:31 AM  

that looks simply yummy.... I hope the move goes well and you are able to be on and posting soon!

Bonnie February 24, 2011 at 7:11 AM  

you are such a doll. among all the moving craziness and you bake and then you share with us. mmmmmm I will have to try this yummy out.

best of luck with the move. the process always is rough, but the fresh start is always so worth it to me.

have a beautiful weekend!!


Marjorie Rose February 27, 2011 at 12:14 AM  

New here but I just wanted to thank you for the recipe. Unlike you, my being in the kitchen is not-so-normal (unless washing mountains of dishes count).

I'm trying to change all that by baking.

Have a wonderful (rest of the) weekend!

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