A delicious Banana Nut Bread Recipe with a cinnamon sugar topping that will knock your socks off!
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Banana Nut Bread

One of my go to quick breads, this Banana Nut Bread is easy to make and so incredibly moist and delicious!
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time1 hr
Cooling Time40 mins
Total Time2 hrs
Course: Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Banana Nut Bread
Servings: 20
Calories: 357kcal
Author: Mique Provost

Ingredients

  • ¾ c butter softened
  • 8 oz cream cheese softened
  • 2 c sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 3 c flour
  • ½ tsp baking powder
  • ½ tsp baking soda
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 4 bananas medium and over ripe
  • 1 c chopped pecans toasted (optional)
  • ½ tsp vanilla

Cinnamon Crisp Topping

  • ½ c brown sugar
  • ½ c chopped toasted pecans
  • 1 tbsp flour
  • 1 tbsp butter melted
  • tsp cinnamon

Instructions

  • Beat butter and cream cheese at medium speed until creamy.
  • Gradually add sugar, beating until light and fluffy.
  • Add eggs, one at time, just until blended.
  • Combine dry ingredients (flour, baking powder, baking soda & salt) in a separate bowl.
  • Then gradually add to the butter/cream cheese mix at a low speed until just blended.
  • Mash bananas and stir into mix.
  • Add pecans (optional) and vanilla.
  • Spoon batter into 2 greased loaf pans.
  • Bake for 1 hour at 350.
  • Watch the bread, if it starts to brown, add tin foil for the last 15 mins to avoid too much browning.
  • Cool for 10 mins, remove from the pans onto wire racks and cool for 30 mins before slicing.

Optional topping:

  • Stir ingredients together.
  • Prepare the batter above.
  • Spoon into pans.
  • Sprinkle mix evenly over batter.
  • Bake and cool as directed above.

Nutrition

Calories: 357kcal | Carbohydrates: 47g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 17g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 48mg | Sodium: 200mg | Potassium: 181mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 28g | Vitamin A: 425IU | Vitamin C: 2.1mg | Calcium: 35mg | Iron: 1.3mg