Sourdough Banana Nut Bread


Sourdough starter is an amazing addition to one of my favorite breads. Cranberries are a great addition also. Love to slice and toast it in the morning with a little butter.

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
1 hrs
Additional Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs 20 mins
1 loaf


  • 1 cup white sugar

  • cup butter, softened

  • 1 egg

  • 1 ½ cups mashed ripe bananas

  • 1 cup sourdough starter

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour

  • 1 teaspoon baking powder

  • ½ teaspoon baking soda

  • ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon

  • ½ teaspoon ground nutmeg

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • ¾ cup chopped pecans

  • ¼ cup sliced almonds

  • ¼ cup dried cranberries


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease a 9x5-inch loaf pan.

  2. Combine sugar, butter, and egg in a large mixing bowl; beat until creamy. Add mashed bananas, sourdough starter, and vanilla extract; mix well.

  3. Whisk flour, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, nutmeg, and salt together in a separate bowl. Stir into the banana mixture until just combined. Do not overbeat. Fold in pecans, almonds, and cranberries.

  4. Pour batter into the prepared pan. Let batter rest for about 10 minutes.

  5. Bake in the preheated oven until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean, 60 to 65 minutes.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

472 Calories
18g Fat
73g Carbs
8g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 472
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 18g 23%
Saturated Fat 6g 30%
Cholesterol 44mg 15%
Sodium 357mg 16%
Total Carbohydrate 73g 26%
Dietary Fiber 4g 15%
Total Sugars 34g
Protein 8g
Vitamin C 4mg 20%
Calcium 79mg 6%
Iron 3mg 16%
Potassium 323mg 7%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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