Nutella Hazelnut Banana Bread
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Serves: 1 9x5 loaf
 
Ingredients
  • 1¾ cup/240g flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon cinnamon
  • ⅓ cup/90g Nutella
  • ½ cup/120ml honey
  • 1½ cup/about 4 ripe bananas, mashed
  • ½ cup/120ml buttermilk
  • 1 egg
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ½ cup/50g hazelnuts, chopped
Topping:
  • 2 tablespoons hazelnuts, chopped
Instructions
  1. Preheat the oven to 350℉/180℃. Grease a loaf pan and line the bottom with a piece of parchment paper.
  2. Whisk the dry ingredients (flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt and cinnamon) together in a large bowl.
  3. Combine the Nutella and honey in a small bowl and heat in the microwave until melted (about 30 seconds) and set aside to cool slightly.
  4. Combine mashed banana, buttermilk, egg and vanilla extract in a medium bowl. Add cooled Nutella/honey mixture and stir together.
  5. Pour Nutella mixture into the flour mixture, add the hazelnuts and stir just until combined.
  6. Pour batter into greased loaf pan and top with hazelnuts.
  7. Bake for 50-60 minutes rotating pan halfway through. Bread is done when inserted toothpick comes out clean. Cool in the pan on a wire rack for 10 minutes, remove from pan and allow to cool completely.
  8. Wrap the bread well and store at room temperature for 2 days or in the refrigerator for up to 4 days.
Recipe by My Little Gourmet at https://mylittlegourmet.com/desserts/nutella-hazelnut-banana-bread/