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caramelized banana berry bread

★★★★★ 1
a recipe by
Robin Lieneke
Chamois, MO

This is without a doubt the most delicious banana bread I have ever made. So moist and the berries add the perfect complement to the rich banana flavor. The batter is thick but don't worry about dryness, it is so tasty!

★★★★★ 1
prep time 20 Min
cook time 1 Hr
method Bake

Ingredients For caramelized banana berry bread

  • 2 Tbsp
    brown sugar
  • 2 Tbsp
    butter, melted
  • 3-4
    very ripe bananas
  • 1 2/3 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1 tsp
    baking soda
  • 2 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1 stick
    butter, room temperature
  • 1 1/2 c
  • 3
  • 1 c
    ricotta cheese
  • 1 tsp
  • 1 c
    raspberries, fresh
  • 1 c
    blueberries, fresh
  • 1/4 c
    brown sugar, for garnish

How To Make caramelized banana berry bread

  • 1
    To make the caramelized bananas: preheat oven to 375° slice bananas and lay in a single layer on a sheet pan lined in parchment paper. Drizzle with melted butter and sprinkle with brown sugar. Bake for 30 minutes. Set aside to cool.
  • 2
    Prepare two 9x4 loaf pans by lining in foil or parchment paper and spraying with no stick spray. Reduce oven to 350°.
  • 3
    Mix flour, baking soda, baking powder, and salt. Add in the berries and toss to coat the berries. Set aside.
  • 4
    In a mixing bowl beat butter and sugar till light and fully incorporated. Add ricotta cheese and mix till smooth. Add eggs, one at a time, mixing after each one. Add caramelized bananas and vanilla.
  • 5
    Pour wet mixture over dry mix and fold together just until mixed.
  • Foil lined pans, ready for the oven.
    Spoon mix into prepared pans. Sprinkle each pan with brown sugar. Bake for 50-60 minutes until knife into the center comes out clean.