Banana-Chocolate Bread

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Appears in Cook's Illustrated March/April 1998, America's Test Kitchen TV

Properly ripened bananas, a bit of yogurt, and the right mixing method create a flavorful bread with a smooth, hearty crumb.

SERVES10 (Makes one 9-inch loaf)

TIME1¾ hours

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 ...

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