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Swirled Nutella Banana Bread

Swirled Nutella Banana bread

Gimme Yummy
Tender homemade banana bread with swirls of Nutella in the center. Nutella banana bread is the best thing to make if you’ve got ripe bananas that need to be used up!
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 55 mins
Total Time 1 hr 5 mins
Course Dessert, Loaf Cakes, Quick Breads
Cuisine American
Servings 8 slices
Calories 250 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 tbsp kosher salt
  • 1/2 tbsp ground cinnamon optional
  • 1/2 cup salted butter melted and cooled to room temp
  • 3 medium ripe bananas
  • 1/3 cup plain yogurt can use Greek yogurt or cream
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2/3 cup granulated sugar can use brown sugar
  • 2 tbsp vanilla extract
  • 1/3 cups chopped pecans can use walnuts
  • 2/3 cups Nutella

Instructions
 

  • Preheat the oven to 350ºF.S Spray a 9×5 loaf pan with cooking spray, set aside.
  • In a small bowl, whisk together the flour, baking soda, salt, and cinnamon. In a medium bowl, combine the melted butter, sugar, bananas, yogurt, eggs, and vanilla.
  • Add the dry ingredients into the wet ingredients and mix. When the batter still has some dry pockets, add the walnuts and fold the batter until just combined. 
  • Transfer half of the prepared mixture to the loaf pan, follow that up with ⅓ cup of Nutella. Then add the remaining bread batter, followed by the remaining ⅓ cup of Nutella. Using a butter knife, swirl the Nutella around going almost all the way to the bottom of the pan.
  • Bake for 55-60 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out mostly clean with just a few crumbs. Let the bread cool in the loaf pan for at least 30 minutes before transferring to a wire cooling rack.

Notes

  1. If you have unsalted butter, you can still use it for this recipe! Just up the kosher salt by 1/4 teaspoon.
  2. If you are using sour cream, whip the cream before adding it to the bowl.
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