Steam-Baked Chocolate Banana Bread

September 14, 2023
The Anova Precision Oven’s steam function helps to keep this delicious banana bread super moist. For a more traditional banana bread recipe, you can omit the chocolate chips and cinnamon. Note: After further testing, this recipe has been updated to use three bananas instead of four.
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Steam-Baked Chocolate Banana Bread
5 (5)
overripe bananas, mashed
½ cup
chocolate chips
4 Tbsp
unsalted butter, melted and cooled
1 large
1 tsp
vanilla extract
1.5 cups
all-purpose flour
½ cup
granulated sugar
½ cup
brown sugar
1 tsp
baking powder
½ tsp
fine salt
⅛ tsp
ground cinnamon

1. Preheat Oven and Prep Pan

Grease a 9- by 5-inch loaf pan with nonstick oil spray.
Sous Vide Mode: Off
Steam: 20%
Temp: 325°F
Heat: Rear

2. Mix Wet Ingredients

In a medium bowl, stir together the bananas, chocolate chips, butter, egg, and vanilla until well combined.
Mix Wet Ingredients

3. Mix Dry Ingredients

In a large bowl, whisk together the flour, sugars, baking powder, salt, and cinnamon until smooth.

4. Combine Wet and Dry

Add the wet ingredients to the dry ingredients and stir until just combined. Do not over-mix the batter.
Combine Wet and Dry

5. Add Batter to Loaf Pan

Pour batter into prepared pan and smooth the top.
Add Batter to Loaf Pan

6. Cook Bread

Bake the banana bread until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean, 60 to 70 minutes.
Cook Bread
Sous Vide Mode: Off
Steam: 20%
Temp: 325°F
Heat: Rear
01:10 Timer

7. Serve

Let the bread cool in the pan for at least 15 minutes before slicing and serving.
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