Banana Bread

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    Nutritional Information

    Per Serving

    • Calories 358 calories
    • Calories 169 calories from fat
    • Fat 19 g
    • Sat Fat 7 g
    • Cholesterol 68 mg
    • Sodium 203 mg
    • Protein 5 g
    • Carbohydrate 45 g
    • Sugar 26 g
    • Fiber 2 g
    • Iron 2 mg
    • Calcium 40 mg

Ingredients

  1. Check 1/2cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, melted and cooled, plus more for the pan
  2. Check 1 1/2cups all-purpose flour, spooned and leveled
  3. Check 1teaspoon baking powder
  4. Check 1/2teaspoon kosher salt
  5. Check 1/4teaspoon baking soda
  6. Check 3 ripe bananas, mashed (about 1 1/4 cups)
  7. Check 1/2cup granulated sugar
  8. Check 1/2cup light brown sugar
  9. Check 2 large eggs
  10. Check 1teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  11. Check 1cup pecans, chopped

Directions

  1. Heat oven to 350° F. Butter an 8½-by-4½-inch loaf pan. In a medium bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, salt, and baking soda.
  2. In a large bowl, mix together the butter, bananas, granulated and light brown sugars, eggs, and vanilla. Add the flour mixture and mix until just combined (do not overmix); fold in the pecans.
  3. Spread the batter in the prepared pan and bake until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean, 50 to 60 minutes (tent with foil if top browns too quickly). Cool in the pan for 15 minutes, then transfer to a wire rack to cool completely.