Servings

  • 1 loaf (4-5 people)

Equipment

  • Oven
  • Wooden spoon (to mix ingredients)
  • Loaf Pan (for bread)
  • Baking Sheet (for toasting nuts)
  • Bowl (for dry ingredients)
  • Bowl (for wet ingredients)
  • Fork (for mixing)
  • Toothpick or fork (to check if cooked)
  • Parchment Paper (for nuts)

Ingredients

  • 1 Stick x Butter
  • 1 Cup x Sugar, white granulated
  • 1/2 Cup x Brown Sugar
  • 2 Cups x Flour, All Purpose
  • 1 Tsp x Baking Soda
  • 2 x Eggs
  • 1 TSP x Vanilla extract
  • 3 x Bananas (overripe)
  • 1/2 Cup x Walnuts, chopped
  • 1/2 Cup x Pecans, chopped
  • Salt

Process

In advance

  • Get out Equipment
  • Leave butter & eggs out

Prepare

  • Heat Oven to 350*F
  • Using Butter & a towel, Grease Loaf Pan
  • Put Parchment Paper on Baking Sheet

Toast nuts

  • Heat Oven 350*F
  • Spread Nuts on Baking Sheet
  • Put Baking Sheet with Nuts into Heated Oven
    • Toss Nuts (Every 3 MINUTES)
    • Cook until the Nuts are golden-brown and toasted (8 to 12 MINUTES TOTAL).
  • Transfer the Toasted Nuts to Bowl (to prevent further browning)

Mix Batter

  • In a Large Bowl, mix the Dry Ingredients in one Bowl
    • 1/2 Cup x Sugar, white granulated
    • 1/2 Cup x Brown Sugar
    • 2 Cups x Flour, All Purpose
    • 1 Tsp x Baking Soda
  • Make a well in the center of the Dry Ingredients.
  • In a Medium Bowl, mix the Wet Ingredients
    • 1 Stick x Butter
    • 2 Eggs
    • 1 TSP x Vanilla extract
    • 3 Bananas
  • Add the Wet Ingredients to the Dry Ingredients
  • Mix just until combined (don’t overmix, or it be will too dense).
  • Dust the Toasted Nuts with Flour (to keep them suspended in Batter)
  • Add Toasted Nuts to Batter
    • Leave some remaining for garnish

Prepare Batter

  • Add Batter to Greased Loaf Pan
  • Garnish with Toasted Nuts
  • Bang on Loaf Pan remove bubbles

Bake

  • Bake Loaf Pan in Oven for 70-80’MINUTES at 350*F
    • Verify: toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean

Serve

  • Let the Banana Bread sit for 15 minutes
  • Serve!

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