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Wood-fired Banana Bread

Oct 24, 2023Posted by Forno BravoPrint

Introducing a mouthwatering delight: Wood-Fired Banana Bread. This recipe blends the sweetness of ripe bananas with a hint of cinnamon, then bakes it to perfection in a wood-fired oven. The result? A heavenly taste that will blow your socks off.

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Wood-fired Banana Bread

Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Servings 6


Sugar and Butter

  • 340 g Sugar
  • 300 g Butter

Wet Mix

  • 242 g Plain yogurt
  • 200 g eggs
  • 1 Lemon zest
  • 1 tsp Vanilla

Dry Mix

  • 400 g ap flour You can substitute with 230g ap + 120g whole wheat or Spelt flour
  • 2 tsb Baking soda
  • 1.5 tsp Baking powder
  • 1 tsp Banana

Bananas and Walnuts

  • 450 g Ripe banana (4-5) - pureed in food processor
  • 10 oz Walnut pieces

Crumb Toppinig

  • 3.2 oz Flour
  • 1.4 oz Sugar
  • 2 oz Brown sugar
  • 1 tsp Cinnamon
  • 3.2 oz Butter


  • Cream the butter and sugar on high speed in a stand mixer.
  • Combine the wet ingredients in a bowl.
  • In a separate bowl, combine the dry ingredients.
  • Alternating between wet and dry, add all ingredients into the mixer.
  • Add walnuts.
  • Pour the mix into a a pre-greased/floured 9" pan loaf molds (or any similar-sized bakeware of your choice)
  • Sprinkle the crumb topping generously over the batter.
  • Bake at 350F for 45 to 60 minutes depending on the type of bakeware you use.

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