3overripe bananas plus half of a banana for top of breadoptional
1eggroom temperature, lightly beaten
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Place rack in middle of oven.
Spray a 9x5 inch loaf pan generously with non-stick cooking spray.
Melt the butter in a small pot over medium heat stirring occasionally. Watch carefully so it doesn't burn. Cook for 3-4 minutes until the butter begins to give off a nutty aroma and begins to brown. Remove from heat and set aside.
In a medium bowl, whisk together flour, cinnamon and baking soda. Set aside.
In a large bowl, mash bananas with a fork. Add the melted brown butter. Add the sugar, egg and vanilla and stir with a rubber spatula until well blended.
Stir in the flour mixture and mix until just combined.
Pour batter into prepared pan. Lay the half of a banana on top of batter.
Bake for 50-55 minutes or until tester comes out clean when inserted into center of loaf. If bread is browning too quickly tent it with a piece of tinfoil. Remove from oven and let cool on wire rack for 15 minutes before removing from pan.
Easy Brown Butter Banana Bread
Amount Per Serving
Calories 249Calories from Fat 90
% Daily Value*
Saturated Fat 6g38%
Trans Fat 1g
Vitamin A 332IU7%
Vitamin C 3mg4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.