Alton Brown didn’t become a famous TV chef for no reason - he has developed some great recipes, including the Alton Brown Banana Bread, which is a must try for any banana bread fan! In fact, even if you aren’t a banana bread lover you might just come to love this recipe thanks to Brown’s secret ingredient.
Today it’s hard to think of America without the banana bread as part of the food culture, we even have National Banana Bread day on February 23 and Brown himself mentions on his website that there are 7 million banana bread recipes on the web. That’s…a lot!
However, all those 7 million recipes have likely only been created in the last 100 years, or so, as the banana bread hasn’t been around for that long.
Read on to find out about the history of bananas, their nutritional value and, of course, the history of the banana bread and Alton Brown’s famous recipe for it!