Banana Nut Bread with Streusel Topping

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Quick Facts

Servings: 5
Prep Time: 30 min.
Cook Time: 60 min.
Total: 1 hr. 30 min.
Angie McGowan
Eat for breakfast and for dessert topped with vanilla ice cream.

Ingredients

  • Banana Nut Bread2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp kosher salt
  • 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp ground nutmeg
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 1 1/2 cups mashed, over-ripe bananas
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 1/4 cup chopped walnuts, roasted (optional)
  • 1/2 cup miniature chocolate chips (optional)
  • Non-stick cooking spray, as needed
  • Streusel Topping (Optional)1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 3 Tbs all-purpose flour
  • 2 Tbs butter
  • 1/3 cup chopped walnuts, roasted

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 350°F. Spray a loaf pan with non-stick cooking spray.
  • In a large bowl, whisk together flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, and nutmeg.
  • In another large bowl, combine eggs, mashed bananas, sugar, and oil. Then add egg mixture to flour mixture. Stir just until combined, batter will be lumpy.
  • Stir in optional nuts and chocolate. Pour batter into loaf pan.
  • If using the streusel topping, combine the sugar and flour in a bowl and cut in the butter until the mixture is grainy. Stir in walnuts.
  • Pour streusel topping on top of the banana nut bread.
  • Bake for 55 to 60 minutes until dark golden brown or until bread passes the toothpick test. Let cool before slicing.

Nutrition Facts

Calories 776
  Calories from Fat 296 (38%)
(52%)Total Fat 34g
(28%)Saturated Fat 6g
Polyunsaturated Fat 11g
Monounsaturated Fat 15g
(29%)Cholesterol 87mg
(45%)Sodium 1084mg
(14%)Potassium 502mg
Total Carbohydrate 116g
(13%)Dietary Fiber 3g
Sugars 63g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
(20%)Protein 10g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Nutrition facts are calculated by a food expert using nutritional values provided by the USDA for common products used as recipe ingredients. Actual nutritional values may differ depending on the amounts or products used and can be affected by cooking methods.

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