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Without further ado, please meet my new favorite Banana Bread
October 2, 2008, 6:16 am
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  • 1 1/2 cups all purpose flour
  • 1 cup plus 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon, divided
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup mashed ripe bananas (2 to 3 medium)
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 2 1/2 tablespoons (packed) golden brown sugar


  • Preheat oven to 350°F. Butter and flour 9x5x3-inch metal baking pan. Whisk 1 1/2 cups flour, 1 cup sugar, 1 teaspoon cinnamon, baking soda, and salt in medium bowl. Whisk next 5 ingredients in large bowl until smooth. Add dry ingredients; stir to blend. Transfer batter to pan. Mix 2 tablespoons sugar, 1 teaspoon cinnamon, and brown sugar; sprinkle over batter.
  • Bake bread until tester inserted into center comes out clean, about 1 hour. Cool bread in pan 30 minutes. Turn pan on its side; slide out bread, being careful not to dislodge topping. Turn bread right side up and cool completely.

3 Comments so far
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Mmmm. That sounds really good. I love cinnamon and banana together.

Comment by Jules

Hi Jenn,

I have been looking for a recipe for banana bread and I just have to tell you that I made it today and it is unbelievable!! so yummy 🙂 thanks! chris also thanks you because he got a huge goose egg today at practice and needed a “pick me up”.

You have wonderful recipes!! thanks for sharing with me

Comment by Jenn Bahen

Mmm good. A little tricky getting it out of the pan without losing the topping but worth the effort.

Comment by Judy (mom-in-law)

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