Flour's Famous Banana Bread Recipe

Julie Miguel is a digital content producer with a specialization in food media as well as an active food blogger located in Toronto, Canada. The focus of her blog, Daily Tiramisu, is to empower home cooks to be fearless in the kitchen and she does this by taking traditionally difficult recipes and making them easier to execute.

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The only reason I buy bananas: to make banana bread.  I have tried at least 50 different recipes but never really fell in love with one, until I tried this one that I found on The Food Network website recently.  After trying this recipe I just had to share it.  The result: a moist and flavourful loaf that is perfect for breakfast or snack time.  I also really like this recipe because it allows you to add chocolate and nuts or neither and the consistency of the bread is unchanged.  I’ve already made about 6 loaves with this recipe and it has been very consistent.  I have added chopped chocolate, hazelnuts, walnuts – every combination has been delicious.

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Here is the recipe – keep it handy for the next time you have a bunch of ripe bananas sitting on your counter!

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Flour’s Famous Banana Bread

(From www.foodnetwork.com)
Yield: 1 loaf

Ingredients
1 2/3 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 cup plus 2 tablespoons sugar
2 eggs
1/2 cup oil
3 1/2 bananas, very ripe, mashed
2 tablespoons creme fraiche or sour cream
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
2/3 cup walnuts, toasted and chopped

Directions
Set oven to 350 degrees F. Line the bottom of a loaf pan with parchment paper.

Sift together the flour, baking soda, cinnamon and salt. Beat sugar and eggs with a whisk until light and fluffy, about 10 minutes. Drizzle in oil. Add mashed bananas, creme fraiche, and vanilla. Fold in dry ingredients and nuts. Pour into a lined loaf pan and bake for about 45 minutes to 1 hour.  For large muffins – bake for about 20 minutes.


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