National Banana Bread Day is February 23! We all end up with overripe bananas from time to time, and banana bread is the most popular way to use those overripe bananas. But how do you ensure that you're making the best banana bread? These tips, tricks, and recipes will help you to make amazing banana bread for National Banana Bread Day (or any old day)!
For maximum sweetness and plenty of banana flavor, be sure to use bananas that are overripe. So, what does an overripe banana look like? It should have yellow skin with brown spots. Turn those overripe bananas into something delicious with this Brown Butter Glazed Banana Bread recipe from i heart eating.
Can't wait for the bananas to become overripe? Roast them instead! Roasting the bananas is the secret to making this Best Banana Bread. Get the recipe from Better Homes & Gardens.
No one wants dry banana bread! Part of the appeal of banana bread is that it's so moist. Help keep your banana bread from drying out by using plenty of brown sugar and topping it with glaze. Find out what else Mom on Timeout adds to her Pina Colada Banana Bread to make it incredibly moist. Get the recipe from Mom On Timeout.
Add some texture to your banana bread! Take your banana bread to the next level by adding some texture and crunch. Nuts make a great add-in, but the sky's the limit. Enjoy some extra crunch with your banana bread when you make this Coconut Pecan Banana Bread from Taste Love and Nourish.
Have fun with the flavors! Bananas go well with so many different flavors that it's hard to go wrong. Chocolate and bananas are a natural pairing, and this Double Chocolate Banana Bread has a double dose of chocolate for extra oomph. Find the recipe at Joyful Healthy Eats.