1/2 cup butter, softened 2 cups flour 1/2 cup brown sugar 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 cup sugar 1 teaspoon baking soda 2 extra large eggs 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon 3 tablespoons sour cream 2 extra large apples, cored and chopped 1 extra large banana, mashed 1/2 cup chopped walnuts 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
Cream butter and sugars, and beat in eggs. Stir in sour cream, banana and vanilla. In separate bowl, combine flour, baking powder, soda and cinnamon. Gradually add to butter mixture. Gently stir in apples and nuts. Spoon into greased bread pan and bake 1 hour.
WOW! This is a winner. I had some very ripe fruit that I need to do something with, and I'm so glad I did this. My family and I very much enjoyed this banana bread. I also used only half the recommended white sugar, which worked good for me. I also didn't bake it for quite as long as asked, probably like 45 min. (note, the mix looks really thick when you are done, don't let that throw you off though, it bakes fine.)
Member since: Oct 7, 2012
HappyHeartBaker October 7, 2012 REVIEW:
This recpe was easy to follow & I baked it exactly as stated except I added a it extra nuts. My hubby & I both thought it was fabulous. It was very tasty & moist. I especially liked the fact that it took fresh apples & bananas. I would say it's a HIT at my house. And I bake alot and thisone was a keeper & do again.
Guest Foodie October 28, 2010 REVIEW:
I used two bananas and it turned out well--very moist. Made it twice in a week--the second time was for a potluck and it disappeared! Very nice combination of flavors.
Guest Foodie October 13, 2006 REVIEW:
I found a recipe the same as this a few years back. I've made it every year since and everytime I do, everyone LOVES it! I do tend to use more banana than apples though. It still tastes awesome!
Member since: Nov 25, 2004
nvclarke November 25, 2004 REVIEW:
I altered this recipe by including only 1 1/2 c. flour rather than the recommended 2 cups. My personal preference is for less "floury" bread. I served this bread at Thanksgiving and everyone loved it! Great recipe!
Fruit salad can serve multiple purposes. It can be a casual side dish, a kid-friendly healthy snack, or an elegant dessert. Get creative with tropical or exotic fruits like star fruit or lychees, or keep it simple with a fruit cocktail type salad.