Banana Bread-Best recipe ever!

Susan Din

By
@spatdi

Makes a LARGE loaf!
This is not your run of the mill banana bread! It is rich with caramel undertones and simply divine. Even better, dress it up with a sweetened cream cheese spread! (4 0z cream cheese 1 TBSP sugar 1 tsp vanilla)


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Serves:

12

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

1 Hr 30 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

2 c
ripe bananas mashed (3-5)
1 stick
softened butter
2 large
eggs
1/2 c
buttermilk
1 c
white sugar
1/2 c
dark brown sugar packed
2 Tbsp
molasses
1 Tbsp
pure vanilla extract
2 1/2 c
flour
1 tsp
salt
1 tsp
baking soda
1/2 c
chopped pecans toasted

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 325, ensuring rack is in the middle of the oven.
Prepare a large loaf pan by greasing with butter or non stick spray.
2
Measure flour, salt and soda into a medium bowl. Whisk to combine. Set aside.
3
Using a whisk, cream the butter in a large bowl.
Add in the sugars, whisking until incorporated. Whisking, add in eggs, vanilla, molasses and buttermilk.
Stir in mashed banana.
4
Stir dry ingredients into the wet ingredients.
Stir just until thoroughly incorporated.
Stir in pecans if using.
5
Pour into greased loaf pan.
Bake in center of oven for 90 minutes.
Test doneness with a toothpick inserted into center of loaf. If it remains dry, with some crumbs it is done.
Let cool 20 minutes on a rack. Run a knife along sides and turn out onto cooling rack to cool to room temperature.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Sweet Breads
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American