The Ultimate Blueberry Banana Bread
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Recipe type: Breakfast Bread
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Serves: 3 breads
 
The Ultimate Blueberry Banana Bread. This crowd-pleasing, classic breakfast bread shows us how blueberry banana breads can be a busy cook's best friend. All you have to do is whisk up an easy batter, bake and freeze!
Ingredients
  • ¾ cup butter - at room temperature
  • 1 + ⅔ cups sugar
  • 3 large eggs
  • 4 large very ripe bananas- mashed
  • 8 ounce of sour cream
  • 2 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 2 tsp. ground cinnamon, plus extra for dusting
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • 3 tsp. baking soda
  • 3+1/2 cups of all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup blueberries - divided
  • powdered sugar, to garnish
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 300 degrees.
  2. Grease THREE 8 x 3 loaf pans using 1 tablespoon of butter, or spray with cooking oil and dust with some sugar and cinnamon, about 1 teaspoon of each for each pan.
  3. Set pans aside. Or, grease TWO 9 x 5 loaf pans, but you will need additional 10 minutes for baking.
  4. In a large mixing bowl, cream sugar and butter together with a hand mixer or food processor. Beat in the eggs, one at a time until smooth. Add bananas while beating, then sour cream, vanilla extract, cinnamon, salt, baking soda, and flour. Beating on high speed until well combined.
  5. Pour and divide the batter equally into the prepared baking pans. Sprinkle on top each pan with blueberries. Take a knife and gently push each blueberry down into the batter. Next, scatter the remaining blueberries on top. Finally, lightly sprinkle with ground cinnamon and sugar on top.
  6. Place the loafs on the middle rack in the oven.
  7. BAKE for 1 hour for three (8 x 3 pans). OR Bake for 1 hour and 10 minutes for two
  8. (9 x 5 pans), or until toothpick comes out clean.
  9. Remove from oven and allow to cool for 5 minutes. Invert and remove loaves from pans, while slightly warm, and wrap breads tightly with clear-wrap. Refrigerate. They will stay fresh all week long. You can freeze the breads up to 3 months. Before serving, allow the breads to completely defrost, transfer onto a serving platter and sprinkle with powered sugar on top.
  10. Makes 3 (8 x 3), or 2 (9 x 5) blueberry banana breads
Recipe by 2 Sisters Recipes by Anna and Liz at https://2sistersrecipes.com/the-ultimate-blueberry-banana-bread/