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Rustic Banana Bread

A simple recipe packed with banana in every bite and topped with a slice of caramelized banana and toasted walnuts.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time1 hr
Course: Breakfast, Dessert
Cuisine: Bread, Dessert
Keyword: Banana Bread
Servings: 8


  • 2 cups bread flour
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter softened
  • 3/4 cup packed light brown sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/3 cup sour cream
  • 4 ripe bananas (1 reserved)
  • 1/4 cup chopped walnuts


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Grease 1 regular loaf pan or 2 mini loaf pans
  • Combine flour, salt, baking soda, cinnamon, unsalted butter, light brown sugar, eggs and sour cream using a stand mixer or blend well by hand.
  • Add 3 of the ripe bananas by tearing off 1 inch portions. Fold into batter.
  • Pour batter into loaf pan / pans. Slice remaining banana lengthwise in half and place on top of batter. Add chopped walnuts to top.
    Bake for 1 hour at 350 degrees.