Auntie Jen’s Banana Bread

Moist and delicious, this banana bread is perfect served hot out of the oven with butter and a cup of coffee.


1/2 cup (125 ml) Canadian butter + a little more to grease your pan

1 cup (250 ml) sugar 

2 eggs 

1 1/2 cups (375 ml) flour 

1 tsp (5 ml) salt

1 tsp (5 ml) baking soda 

1 cup (250 ml) mashed ripe banana 

1/2 cup (125 ml) Canadian sour cream (or plain Greek yogurt)

1 tsp (5 ml) vanilla extract  

Brown sugar to taste


Preheat oven to 350°F. Grease loaf pan with butter.  

Mix butter, sugar and eggs together.

Add dry ingredients and then add bananas, sour cream and vanilla.

Mix just until combined and pour into loaf pan. 

Sprinkle top with a generous amount of brown sugar and bake 1 hour.



It’s the perfect side to a cup of coffee warm out of the oven with butter.