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Making Banana Bread Moist

How do I get my banana bread to be moist?

az2010 from East Hampton, MA

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January 29, 20080 found this helpful
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Make sure the bananas are super ripe. Add an extra banana if you can.

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January 30, 20080 found this helpful
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Put 1/2 cup of sour cream and what a moist banana bread it makes. Try it. Yum

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January 30, 20080 found this helpful
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I add an 8oz (drained) can of crushed pineapple to the batter.

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January 30, 20080 found this helpful
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I replace about 1/3 of the sugar with molasses. It gives it a richer taste and doesn't change the structure because sugar is added with the wet ingredients in a recipe. Hope this helps.

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January 30, 20080 found this helpful
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I add a grated apple to moisten the banana bread.

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Store it wrapped up airtight, so no moisture escapes. You can make your recipe more moist by adding more fat or applesauce. God bless you, Kim

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My mother always puts apples in her banana bread, to keep it moist, and it always get raves!!

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January 31, 20080 found this helpful
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Add 1/2 to 1 cup of sour cream before baking.

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You can use applesauce as a substitute for the fat and it will make it really moist.

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January 29, 20080 found this helpful

I think you might have the wrong recipe, because any banana bread I've made has been moist. It's awesome out of the oven, but wrapped up, it's even more moist the next day.

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January 29, 20080 found this helpful

HI, I always use chopped or shredded carrots in my banana bread and zucchini breads for guaranteed moist cakes and breads. Mmm, I can taste it already!

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January 30, 20080 found this helpful

It's probably your recipe.. Try this one. It has almost 400 great ratings.

http://www.recipezaar.com/25885

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January 30, 20080 found this helpful

Hi!

This is an easy one! Look up Martha Stewart's banana bread recipe. I've been using it for years, but I don't have it in front of me today. It uses about a cup of sour cream and it always turns out moist and excellent. That's a hint I've used lots of times, too, even in other breads, cakes and cookies--add sour cream. I have also used plain yogurt in place of the sour cream in a pinch--also works great!

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January 30, 20080 found this helpful

Add an extra banana to the recipe.

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January 30, 20080 found this helpful

My trick is to wrap it like many of the others have said - but the real secret is to wrap it in wax paper while it is still slightly warm - hope this helps!

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January 31, 20080 found this helpful

I use part applesauce for the shortening or oil...mine seems to be nice and moist that way....I use oil in mine....

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February 1, 20080 found this helpful

Add a box of banana pudding mix. It adds extra banana taste and moisture.

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February 4, 20080 found this helpful

Instead of using 2 eggs, I use; 1 egg and a well rounded TABLESPOON of MAYO. It seems to come out light and moist.

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