Salted Caramel Banana Bread

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  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup butter, melted
  • 1/4 cup buttermilk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 large egg, plus 1 egg yolk
  • 4 very ripe bananas, 3 mashed and 1 sliced
  • 1/2 cup store-bought salted caramel topping plus more for drizzling (or add 1/4 teaspoon sea salt to regular caramel)


  1. Heat oven to 350 F. Butter and flour a 9" x 5" loaf pan or spray with non-stick cooking spray.
  2. Whisk flour, baking soda and salt together in a large bowl.
  3. In another large bowl, combine sugar, butter, buttermilk, vanilla, egg and egg yolk until smooth. Pour wet ingredients over dry and stir until combined. Fold in mashed bananas and caramel.
  4. Pour batter into prepared pan and scatter banana slices on top. Bake about 60 minutes or until deeply golden and a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Let cool 10 minutes, remove from pan and allow to cool completely. Drizzle with additional caramel.