These Banana Bread Muffins make a great lunchbox treat or on-the-go breakfast. The crumble topping is a great addition to banana bread. Moist, loaded with bananas, sweetened with brown sugar, and baked in a cake pan for even and quick cooking. Add a generous handful of chopped walnuts to the batter for a boost of omega-3’s. This banana bread looks so delicious! Cook’s Tip: Start with very ripe bananas, with brown speckles but not completely brown. Grease a 9x9 square baking pan and add the batter to the pan. Annalise I have been making this particular banana bread since you posted it years ago, and to this day I always get so many compliments when I bake it. I made this recipe and tried two different toppings. Haha. We eat some, but never all. Bake for approximately 1 hour, or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean. It is possible to use bananas with a touch of green, but I recommend waiting a few more days before baking if possible. ©2020 Completely Delicious. It’s the little things, right? This recipe requires NO mixer. Pour the batter into a greased 9×9 square pan and sprinkle the top with brown sugar. I just emailed you this recipe, please feel free to reach out if there are others you need. , Your email address will not be published. The brown sugar gives the bread a deeper flavor and almost caramel-like sweetness. Yay! Brown Sugar – The only sugar used in this bread is brown sugar. Finally. So happy to hear you love this banana bread! Reduce the melted butter to 6 tablespoons. Add the flour, baking soda, and salt and stir until combined. Thanks!! 25 comments. Trust me haha. I bake the muffins for about 15 minutes, until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean. , Perfection!! Your recipe for banana bread was a big hit! It’s easy to bake, it’s familiar and comforting, and we just never seem to tire of it. Be careful not to over mix. Here you'll find recipes, baking tips, and more. In a large bowl, whisk melted butter and 2/3 cup brown sugar until well combined, about 1 minute. Thank for a very yummy and healthy meal . It is in the batter and it gets sprinkled on top before baking. Subscribe today and receive this quick guide right to your inbox: Your email address will not be published. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. It sounds like you’re having a great holiday vacation..I’m still in my pj’s too, haha. As bananas ripen on your counter top they become sweeter and more soft. In a large bowl, combine the flour, sugar, baking soda, cinnamon, and salt. Thank you for sharing looking forward to making more of your great food recipes! Swap 3/4 cup of all purpose flour for whole wheat flour. FLOUR: If you'd like to add some whole wheat flour, I have successfully used 1 cup all purpose flour along with 3/4 cup whole wheat flour. Note: This recipe was originally published November 2009. posted in: Muffins & Quick Bread I will definitely try this, as I’m book marking it right now! I am now looking for yummy ways to use them up and this bread sounds really yummy. Looks like bread is happening this week! There are 2 parts to this recipe, the loaf and the crumb topping. Here’s what makes this recipe the best – and what sets it apart from others. The only Banana Bread recipe that I will make from here on out, and seriously – the best Banana Bread I have ever eaten. And I’m so happy to hear you love this banana bread as much as I do. Thanks so much for the kind comment. I don’t use my computer much these days and so I end up not trying your resume I pest. amzn_assoc_linkid = "d1660e42fa9c8d4b327cdbeb89027adb"; I love being able to say oh its a recipe from a friend (whom I have known a long time) of mine who has a fabulous food blog. The batter makes about 12 standard-sized muffins. Because, until today, I had not yet shared a banana bread recipe. My family ate it all in one day! I’ll have to give it a try. I have a million bananas leftover from Thanksgiving. Thank you so much! I update my recipes all the time, and this one was due for one! BROWN SUGAR BANANA FRENCH TOAST CASSEROLE, White Chocolate-Dipped Chocolate Peppermint Cookies, Sweet Potato Casserole with Marshmallows & Streusel. Preheat oven to 350°F. amzn_assoc_title = "Tools for this recipe"; Swap the melted butter for melted coconut oil. Learn how your comment data is processed. And if you went poking around this website looking for my favorite banana bread recipe you would not have found it. It’s a simple but delicious treat any time of day! My current simple pleasure: a slice of Banana Bread slathered in honey butter and a piping hot cup of tea. Required fields are marked *. Hope you are well!! Bread will keep for a few days wrapped up tightly at room temperature, a few more days if stored in the fridge. I still recommend sprinkling brown sugar on top. How Ripe Should Bananas be for Banana Bread? Pour mixture into the loaf pan. Sprinkle the top of the batter with 1/4 cup (or more) brown sugar. Super moist, loaded with bananas, sweetened with brown sugar, and baked in a cake pan for even and quick cooking. You have successfully joined our subscriber list. Prefer your Banana Bread on the healthier side? Just don’t forget the brown sugar topping! Simple banana bread with an irresistible cinnamon sugar crumb topping. This classic banana bread with cinnamon crumble topping is one of our family’s favorite recipes. How funny that you just posted this today when I baked this recipe on Tuesday and noticed how long ago the posting date was! It’s perfect for a post-thanksgiving breakfast. and especially love that cinnamon sugar topping . Learn how your comment data is processed. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Greetings from the Great Smokie Mountains of North Carolina. I know this issue is so annoying. Place whole bananas directly in the freezer for at least a month and let them thaw at room temperature before using. Please contact me for permission to use my original images. amzn_assoc_ad_mode = "manual"; This is one of the oldest recipes on my site— from way back in 2009— and it’s a family favorite for a reason. Such a delicious bread! I’m legally blind but a man who loves to cook for his family and friends and am told by others I’m good at it. amzn_assoc_ad_type = "smart"; If you let them ripen until they are speckled with brown and black (or even completely black), not only will they be easier to mash, but the banana bread will also have a sweeter and more “banana-like” flavor. Very simple to make but delicious ! That cinnamon crumble looks divine. Have I learned to buy less? Add to the dry ingredients and stir together until just combined. amzn_assoc_region = "US"; Step 1. Drumroll please… Here it is. Becky!!! This is by far the best banana bread recipe! Bake for 20-25 minutes, rotating once during the bake time. I wanted a recipe that is simple, with no fancy ingredients, and no trendy technique. Banana bread has got to be one of the easiest treats to make— that’s one of the reasons why we love it so much, right?