Banana Bread (America's Test Kitchen)

Total Time
1hr 15mins
15 mins
1 hr

This has got to be my favorite banana bread. I have made so many from this website and others. The key is the frozen bananas.

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  1. Defrost bananas in microwave and reserve all the liquid. Reduce just the liquid to about 1/4 cup and add this to bananas and mash.
  2. Add the banana mash to wet ingredients in the med bowl.
  3. Add dry ingredients to wet and add 1/2 cup of toasted chopped nuts.
  4. Pour in a greased pan and top batter with an addtional thinly sliced banana if desired(it does look really good with the bananas on top!) Sprinkle 2 teaspoons of sugar to carmelize the sliced bananas as it cooks. Bake at 350 for 1 hour -rotate pan half way. Cool for 15 minutes in pan before removing.