Maple Glazed Banana Bread
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Maple Glazed Banana Bread

Banana bread is the perfect answer for overripe bananas. The starch converts to sugar, producing a fantastically moist, soft and totally delicious bread.
the Smart Oven® Air Fryer Pro
the Smart Oven® Air Fryer Pro Product Details

the Smart Oven® Air Fryer Pro

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2 hrs total time

20 mins active time


Makes 1 loaf



  • Cooking spray icon
    Cooking spray
  • mashed overripe banana icon
    1½ cups (12 oz) mashed overripe bananas

    plus 1 medium banana, extra

  • light brown sugar icon
    1 cup (7 oz) light brown sugar
  • large egg icon
    3 large eggs
  • grapeseed oil icon
    ⅓ cup (2¾ fl oz) grapeseed oil
  • milk icon
    ⅓ cup (2¾ fl oz) milk
  • kosher salt icon
    ½ tsp kosher salt
  • all-purpose flour icon
    1¾ cups (9 oz) all-purpose flour
  • baking powder icon
    1 tbsp baking powder
  • pure maple syrup icon
    2 tsp pure maple syrup

    for brushing


  • 1Grease and line a 8½ x 4½ x 2½-inch deep loaf pan with parchment paper.
  • 2Insert the wire rack into position 7. Set the oven to Bake, Convection, 325°F, for 1 hour 10 minutes and press Start to preheat. Meanwhile, continue to the next step.
  • 3Whisk the mashed banana, sugar, eggs, oil and milk together.
  • 4Add the salt. Sift the flour and baking powder over the banana mixture and stir to combine.
  • 5Pour the batter into the prepared pan. Slice the extra banana in half lengthwise, peel and place cut-side-up on the batter. Brush the banana with the maple syrup.
  • 6Once preheated, place the pan in the oven and cook for 1 hour 10 minutes.
  • 7The banana bread is ready when a skewer inserted into the center comes out clean. If not, cook it a little longer.
    Tip: Don't insert the skewer into any of the cracks as this will give an inaccurate reading.
  • 8Stand in the pan for 10 minutes before turning onto a wire rack.
  • 9Slice and serve warm with butter.
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