The Best Banana Bread

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The Best Banana Bread

Why This Recipe Works

For a basic banana bread recipe with deep banana flavor, plenty of moisture, and a nice, light texture, we used older, darkly speckled bananas, which are both sweeter and more moist than younger bananas. We added yogurt to our banana bread ...

Why This Recipe Works

For a basic banana bread recipe with deep banana flavor, plenty of moisture, and a nice, light texture, we used older, darkly speckled bananas, which are both sweeter and more moist than younger bananas. We added yogurt to our banana bread recipe for a nice tang and even more moisture. And we used the “muffin method” to mix the wet and dry ingredients for a delicate, golden brown loaf of decent height.

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Quick BreadsSeason 3, Ep. 320

The appeal of such quick breads as cinnamon buns and banana bread is clear. They are quick, sweet, and, well, quick. Of course, just because something is fast doesn't mean you want to eat it. Supermar...