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Banana Bread

Banana Bread with Streusel Topping

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  • Author: Abbe Odenwalder
  • Prep Time: 15 Minutes
  • Cook Time: 60 Minutes
  • Total Time: 75 Minutes
  • Yield: 1 9 x 5 loaf 1x
  • Category: Bread
  • Cuisine: American


Thise banana bread with streusel recipe is easy to make and always turns out perfect!


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1 stick butter at room temperature, plus more for greasing pan

3/4 c dark brown sugar

2 eggs

2 1/3 c very ripe bananas (about 5)

1 t vanilla

2 c flour

1 t baking soda

1/4 t salt


3 T chopped pecans

1 T granulated or coarse sugar

1/2 t cinnamon


Heat oven to 350.

Lightly grease a 9 x 5″ loaf pan. Using a stand mixer, cream butter until fluffy.

Add sugar and cream together two minutes more. Beat in eggs, one at a time. Mix in bananas and vanilla until just small lumps remain.

Stir dry ingredients together and stir into banana mixture until just combined.

Scrape into prepared pan. If using topping, stir streusel togehter and sprinkle over batter.

Bake about 55 to 60 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean. Let cool in pan 10 minutes, then turn out onto a wire rack and let cool completely.