Tuesday, March 9, 2010

Day 12 with Nutella

Banana Bread Nutella Panini! Oh my gosh is this good….if you don’t have a Panini maker, get one! You can use the Panini maker for more than just Panini. I use mine to sear/cook meat and it works great…super juicy and tender. Better than the grill ( shhh don’t tell the hubby) and way better than the oven. Okay, sorry, I got sidetracked! Back to the task at hand…there are a couple of ways to do this…you can wait for your bananas to spoil and make your own banana bread, which I have been known to do, or you can buy a loaf at the bakery and claim it as your own.

However you happen to get your loaf, cut a couple of slices about 1 inch thick. Spread Nutella on the bread and make a sandwich. Put butter on the outside of the sandwich and then place it on your Panini maker which should be preheated to about 375 degrees. Lower the lid and listen for the sizzle! Tip: if you have the time after you have assembled the sandwich place it in the refrigerator for 30 mins before the placing on the hot Panini maker…the Nutella will harden up and be able to withstand the heat….especially if you like to spread it on liberally!


  1. I think it would taste even better with bacon! Everything tastes better with bacon.