Carla Makes Banana Bread | From the Test Kitchen | Bon Appétit

  • Published: 28 June 2019
  • Join Carla Music in the Bon Appétit Test Kitchen as she makes BA's best banana bread. Here at BA everybody has their favorite banana bread recipe. We made every one—14 to be exact—until we came up with a collective favorite. Dark brown sugar is key and a dollop of mascarpone makes for superior tenderness. Walnuts optional but encouraged.

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Comments • 1 927

  • Ryuichiro Sakuraba
    Ryuichiro Sakuraba  19 hours back

    Looks pretty good. Love banana bread with a drizzle of rum or brandy, then serving it along with tea.

    • Alejandro Mendoza
      Alejandro Mendoza  19 hours back


      • Jared Leonard
        Jared Leonard  2 days back

        One of my kitchen besties used to say (about banana's for banana bread) "the deader the better!"

        • emsxay
          emsxay  2 days back

          Do you guys think I can use a hand electric mixer instead of a stand?

          • Julie
            Julie  2 days back

            is it ok if i don't have sour cream/yogurt/mascarpone?

            • Kaleen Hoyt
              Kaleen Hoyt  2 days back

              Did anyone else notice the lady dancing in the background 😅😍

              • Chad S
                Chad S  3 days back

                I live at high altitude (6000 ft above sea level) and high altitude baking is a pain. i make the adjustments and stuff still comes out wrong. it's frustrating and demoralizing. so, i just live through these videos.

                • Stephanie Sweeden
                  Stephanie Sweeden  3 days back

                  This is the best banana bread I ever had

                  • matt hubbard
                    matt hubbard  4 days back

                    BWHAHAHAHAHAHAHAH banana hammock. (mentally I'm 12)

                    • dreamergirl247
                      dreamergirl247  5 days back

                      I'm one of those people who can't eat bananas. When I had the stomach flu and couldn't eat anything, I tried to make what people call 'nice cream' with blended frozen bananas and even with the nice soft-serve texture I just couldn't eat it. But I do like banana bread, and if I add banana into anything else, like in a smoothie for sweetness, it's fine. Go figure 🤷‍♀️

                      • Parisa Pawar
                        Parisa Pawar  5 days back

                        I don't want to sound rude but I tried this recipe and would say, it's the worst recipe ever! DO NOT TRY this at home or anywhere else.

                        • The Nikko G
                          The Nikko G  5 days back

                          *Whispers "crunchles"* lmfao

                          • Camryn Martin
                            Camryn Martin  6 days back

                            I like absolutely can't eat bananas, but I would literally KILL for banana bread it is my favorite thing

                            • Raymond Curry
                              Raymond Curry  6 days back

                              She ISN'T easy to follow listening to, not a good speaker at all. She sounds like a "Valley Girl"....ummm ya know ??

                              • Mihoshika Furude
                                Mihoshika Furude  6 days back

                                Pfft. Who cuts bread? Just pick up the whole loaf and nom it

                                • viewer29fly
                                  viewer29fly  5 days back

                                  i've actually done this before, so i support this activity

                              • 007bistromath
                                007bistromath  6 days back

                                Those bananas seem too yellow for banana bread.

                                • Daniel Mendrina
                                  Daniel Mendrina  7 days back

                                  Eggs in banana bread? No 😢

                                  • Jim Zim
                                    Jim Zim  1 weeks back

                                    🅱️anana 🅱️read

                                    • Bridget Bee
                                      Bridget Bee  1 weeks back

                                      I don’t really like bananas by themselves, but I love bananas in baked goods/pancakes/etc.

                                      • Celeste dos Santos
                                        Celeste dos Santos  1 weeks back

                                        That looks amazing

                                        • George Derm
                                          George Derm  1 weeks back

                                          Guess sth didn't go well, pan coming out is different from the one going in

                                          • Sofie Zoe
                                            Sofie Zoe  2 weeks back

                                            Just made this and didn’t realize I used a tablespoon of baking soda instead of teaspoon. What are the chances it’ll still taste good? 😳

                                            • Sofie Zoe
                                              Sofie Zoe  1 weeks back

                                              @Bridget Bee it actually tastes decent but you can kind of tell theres something slightly off

                                            • Bridget Bee
                                              Bridget Bee  1 weeks back

                                              Sofie Zoe did it?

                                          • John Koldan
                                            John Koldan  2 weeks back

                                            I loved hearing the people in the background say “like an explosion or something” and the the special affect with an explosion happened, hahaha. You can hear them talking through the ideas before they add them.

                                            • Sal D
                                              Sal D  2 weeks back

                                              I love gaby so much, she's the CUTEST

                                              • Ashlee Wong
                                                Ashlee Wong  2 weeks back

                                                i really want some of that banana bread

                                                • JJCheeker
                                                  JJCheeker  2 weeks back

                                                  I like bananas. I just don't like eating a banana by itself. Anything that has bananas in it though I love!

                                                  • Rahi
                                                    Rahi  2 weeks back

                                                    Best banana bread recipe ever! The bread comes out super fluffy and delicious!

                                                    • champer slimmerthannone

                                                      B.A. Baracus! First name Mr, middle name period, last name T..

                                                      • Dani Knight
                                                        Dani Knight  2 weeks back

                                                        Baked exactly as instructed and it turned out amazing!

                                                        • NWinnStudio
                                                          NWinnStudio  2 weeks back

                                                          I always add my flour on *10.*

                                                          Makes me feel a l i v e.

                                                          • NWinnStudio
                                                            NWinnStudio  2 weeks back

                                                            This episode was brought to you by the letter *B.*

                                                            • Bousmara Mostafa
                                                              Bousmara Mostafa  2 weeks back

                                                              This recipe is incredible, i have tried many many recipes. But this one hits the perfect notes big time!

                                                              • Reactaroo Skidoo
                                                                Reactaroo Skidoo  2 weeks back

                                                                I just made this and it really is the best banana bread. I'd put it up against any recipe out there.

                                                                • palalabu
                                                                  palalabu  2 weeks back

                                                                  i love banana! i love banana bread and fried banana and our other traditional banana creations. BUT, banana milk, banana shake, any drink with banana, other "western" style food with banana, like tokyo banana, ugh NO. i cannot stand the smell! oh no wait, i like banana pancake also. that's western lol. hm.. idk if it's smell too strong, it's a major no for me.

                                                                  • rewa lodhiya
                                                                    rewa lodhiya  2 weeks back

                                                                    Can I use salted butter?

                                                                    • J. Tré Wilbanks
                                                                      J. Tré Wilbanks  2 weeks back

                                                                      According to my mom, the 'time to make banana bread' is when you can pop the bottom open by pinching it and just pour the banana out of the skin. I might disagree slightly.

                                                                      • janethope
                                                                        janethope  2 weeks back

                                                                        Gaby is THE cutest.

                                                                        • Shanz Oni
                                                                          Shanz Oni  2 weeks back

                                                                          Love Banana Bread but bananas by themselves or in anything else, it's a no for me

                                                                          • David Boucard
                                                                            David Boucard  3 weeks back

                                                                            Carla: "The time has come..."
                                                                            Me: "To lip sync for my life?"
                                                                            Carla: "To banana-hammock this banana bread."
                                                                            Me: "Oh."

                                                                            • Lillymon
                                                                              Lillymon  3 weeks back

                                                                              Would you upload this recipe in grams as well, please?

                                                                              • beti carbajal
                                                                                beti carbajal  3 weeks back

                                                                                Can you make a blueberry muffin??? PLEASE

                                                                                • J Dominique
                                                                                  J Dominique  3 weeks back

                                                                                  Ive baked this about 5 times now and they always come out awesome. I do however add some vanilla, cinnamon, walnuts/chocolates to it just to give it a bit more oomph. Thanks Carla!

                                                                                  • Zachary Kortz
                                                                                    Zachary Kortz  3 weeks back

                                                                                    Banana bread is best grilled with butter!

                                                                                    • SilverXeno
                                                                                      SilverXeno  3 weeks back

                                                                                      Fanny Farmer was where I learned banana bread from!

                                                                                      • pbsjones
                                                                                        pbsjones  3 weeks back

                                                                                        Banana eyes...not creepy at all.

                                                                                        • megan pups
                                                                                          megan pups  3 weeks back

                                                                                          Gabby is adorable

                                                                                          • Autumn Rose Sharp
                                                                                            Autumn Rose Sharp  3 weeks back

                                                                                            what can i use as an egg replacement in this recipie ?

                                                                                            • nikitaa_ x3
                                                                                              nikitaa_ x3  3 weeks back

                                                                                              What is that brown sugar? It's not like real sugar, it has a totally different texture 🤔