Banana bread

Whether it’s for breakfast, a bag lunch, snack, dessert, or coffee break, I can always find a way to fit some banana bread into my day.


Difficulty: Easy

Time: 25 min. preparation time, 50 min. baking time

Nutrition: Calories ca 261 / Protein 6g / Carbohydr. 43g / Fat 12g

Ingredients (12 servings)

220 gall-purpose flour
0.5 tspbaking powder
1 tbspvanilla sugar
75 gbutter (melted)
3bananas (divided)
100 gbrown sugar
100 mlbuttermilk
100 ghazelnuts
butter for greasing
confectioners’ sugar for serving


fork, baking dish, standing mixer or hand mixer with beaters, oven, large bowl, whisk, toothpick, freezer bag, rolling pin

Wine Tip

Vin Santo
This Italian dessert wine is aged in wood barrels, making it pair especially well with nuts.

Step 1

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In a standing mixer, combine flour, baking powder, vanilla sugar, and a pinch of salt.

standing mixer or hand mixer with beaters

220 g all-purpose flour / 0.5 tsp baking powder / 1 tbsp vanilla sugar / salt

Step 2

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Peel some of the bananas. Use a fork to mash in a bowl.

fork, large bowl

2 bananas

Step 3

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Add eggs, brown sugar, buttermilk, and melted butter to bowl and whisk to combine.


3 eggs / 100 g brown sugar / 100 ml buttermilk / 75 g butter

Step 4

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Add wet ingredients to mixer and beat until well combined.

standing mixer or hand mixer with beaters

Step 5

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Preheat oven to 180°C / 350°F. Add hazelnuts to freezer bag and crush with rolling pin.

oven, freezer bag, rolling pin

100 g hazelnuts

Step 6

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Add crushed hazelnuts to mixer and beat to combine.

standing mixer or hand mixer with beaters

Step 7

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If needed, grease baking dish. Pour in half of batter. Peel remaining banana and place it on top of the batter. Cover with remaining batter. Transfer to oven and bake in preheated oven at 180°C / 350°F until an inserted toothpick comes out clean, approx. 40 – 50 min. Allow to cool, then sprinkle with confectioners’ sugar. Enjoy with whipped cream or with homemade hazelnut spread.

baking dish, oven, toothpick

1 banana / butter for greasing / confectioners’ sugar for serving