BY chef Brandi Wren, Bites by Brandi

Photography by Shannon Dorn, Dope Foto

Banana Bread with Nutella Ganache

INGREDIENTS:

1-¼ cups of all-purpose flour
1 tsp of baking soda
½ tsp of salt
½ tsp of vanilla bean paste
2 ripe bananas
½ cup of infused butter (1 stick)
¾ cup of sugar
1 egg
1 egg yolk

Method:

Pre-heat oven to 350°. Mix flour, baking soda, and salt in a bowl to blend. Mash bananas and vanilla together and set aside.
Using an electric mixer, beat sugar and butter until light and fluffy. Add egg and egg yolk and beat until well blended. Add flour mixture in two additions, alternating with the banana and vanilla mixture. Beat until just blended.
Pour mixture into a greased bread pan (standard size 8” x 4 ½”). Bake for 50 minutes to 1 hour at 350°. Remove from oven and cool completely on a rack.
Remove bread from pan and slice.


Nutella Ganache

INGREDIENTS:

¾ cup of Nutella
½ cup of heavy cream
1 tsp coarse sea salt

Method:

Put Nutella into a medium bowl.
Heat heavy cream in a saucepan over medium heat, bring just to a boil. Pour cream over Nutella, whisking until smooth. Stir in sea salt, let cool. Pour over Banana Bread and enjoy!

Please remember when cooking with medicinal cannabis you are cooking with a medicine and the medicine amount and portions of the food ingested should always be taken into consideration. Always start out with small portions or doses and wait 30 minutes to an hour before eating any additional portions of food that has been medicated.