Recipe: Delicious Nutella Banana Bread

Nutella Banana Bread. The Nutella on the top of the loaf becomes slightly crisp on the outside, yielding to velvety smooth Nutella underneath. As the banana bakes in the loaf, its flavor intensifies and the crumb of the loaf sets into a soft and moist bread. When sliced, the loaf yields perfect pieces of banana bread already layered with ribbons of Nutella.

Nutella Banana Bread This banana bread definitely leans toward dessert, thanks to thick swirls of chocolate-hazelnut spread. Browning the butter may seem a little fussy, but it's totally worth the time and effort. The resulting toasty warm flavor pairs perfectly with sweet bananas and the rich spread. You can have Nutella Banana Bread using 7 ingredients and 8 steps. Here is how you achieve it.

Ingredients of Nutella Banana Bread

  1. It’s 1 1/2 cup of Flour.
  2. It’s 2 of Bananas.
  3. Prepare 2 of Eggs.
  4. It’s 1 cup of Sugar.
  5. Prepare 1 tsp of Vanilla extract.
  6. Prepare 1/2 cup of Softened butter.
  7. It’s 2-3 tbsp of Nutella (or other hazelnut spread).

Stir to evenly mix heated Nutella. Spoon Nutella batter alternately with plain banana bread batter into the prepared loaf pan. Swirl batters together with a knife. I warm up the Nutella for a few seconds in the microwave.

Nutella Banana Bread instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F;.
  2. Mash bananas in a bowl. Optionally, I like to add a little reduced sugar and water to sweeten the bananas when they're not too ripe;.
  3. Mix in softened butter, sugar, vanilla extract and eggs and mix until everything is combined;.
  4. Add in flour and mix until everything's combined. You should have a lumpy, doughy batter;.
  5. Add Nutella and swirl until combined. You can either fully combine it or try to give it a slightly marbled effect;.
  6. Pour mixture into a buttered baking dish (lather the whole pan to prevent sticking), ideally one that's long and tall (9×5), give it a few taps on a hard surface to let the air out and make it uniform then put it in the oven;.
  7. Bake at 350°F for 40-50 minutes. Check by sticking a knife or skewer from top to bottom. If it comes out clean, it's ready. Note that it may not be completely clean because it's very moist. I wouldn't suggest leaving it longer than 55 minutes or it'll burn the perimiter;.
  8. Let the bread cool on the counter before serving. Tastes great warm or cold..

This ensures that it will be easier to mix into the bread. I first pour the banana bread mixture into the greased bread pan then I spoon the Nutella right on top of the bread and, using a knife, I spread the Nutella into the bread using swirling motions to get it incorporated into every. This Nutella banana bread is a great recipe to make ahead of time and have on hand for last-minute get togethers. To freeze this banana bread, let it first cool completely on your countertop. Then, wrap it in plastic wrap a few times and then in foil before freezing.