Dec 08 2011

Old Family Recipes

We all have those special family recipes that we have kept secret for so long.  It's time to let the recipe out of the bag and share yours.


Aunt Margaret’s

Banana Sour Cream Bread

From the Chandler Family


·      3 cups white sugar

·      ¾ cup butter

·      3 eggs

·      6 very ripe bananas

·      1 container sour cream (16 ounces)

·      2 teaspoons vanilla extract

·      2 teaspoons ground cinnamon

·      ½ teaspoon salt

·      3 teaspoons baking soda

·      4 /12 cup all-purpose flour

·      1 cup finely chopped walnuts


1.     Preheat oven to 300 degrees…Grease four 7x3 inch loaf pans.  In a small bowl, stir together ¼ cup white sugar and 1 teaspoon cinnamon with a pinch of powdered nutmeg.  Dust pans lightly with cinnamon and sugar mixture.

2.     In a large bowl, add cream, butter and 3 cups sugar.  Mix eggs, mashed bananas, sour cream, vanilla, nutmeg and cinnamon.  Mix in salt, baking soda and flour.  Stir in nuts.

3. Fill pans…and bake for an hour or so…check periodically with a toothpick until it comes out clean.

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