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Video: Chef John’s Banana Bread

See the secret to baking moist, delicious banana bread.

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In this video, you’ll see a simple method for baking rich, moist banana bread. Learn great techniques for mashing bananas, creaming sugar, and combining ingredients—no food processor or electric mixer required. Follow along with the recipe for Chef John's banana bread recipe. The secret to this banana bread is adding just a handful of dark chocolate chips—not enough to qualify it as chocolate banana bread, but just enough to develop richer flavor. See more Chef John videos >>

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Shaaron Tan 
Jun. 7, 2014 3:58 am
Can I use self raising flour instead of all purpose flour with baking powder.
Shaaron Tan 
Jun. 7, 2014 3:55 am
I will definitely try this recipe.
Apr. 7, 2014 4:03 am
Thanks for the lovely recipe but can I use Raisins instead of almonds? 
Mar. 30, 2014 5:50 am
i love this recipe..
Feb. 19, 2014 7:48 pm
for me its easier to clean up the hand mixer than that wire wisk and potato masher. recipe looks good, I love banana bread. But when in a huge hurry and need this quick, I use a Jiffy banana bread mix, and add 1 ripe banana and walnuts. Its perfect every time and so easy
Dec. 11, 2013 2:33 am
If you add creme fraiche OMG it really really makes the bread super super moist I have tried different recipes and all i need to add was creme fraiche! give it a try with 1/4 or 1/2 c. of creme fraiche!
Jul. 22, 2013 9:41 pm
I always buy banana cake from the bakeshoppe. Now am super inspired to try cooking on my own. I enjoy learning this recipe.
Jun. 30, 2013 6:12 am
Or buy the pan at Walmart
Feb. 23, 2013 7:19 am
I hadn't thought of using a potato masher - great tip!
Dec. 29, 2012 4:57 pm
You are so funny. I loved this recipe, it was delicious. Thanks.
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