Irresistible Cinnamon Swirl Banana Bread



Irresistible Cinnamon Swirl Banana Bread

Picture this: a warm, golden loaf emerging from your oven, filling your kitchen with the irresistible aroma of ripe bananas and fragrant cinnamon. This Irresistible Cinnamon Swirl Banana Bread is not just a recipe; it’s a comforting hug in dessert form, perfect for lazy weekend mornings or as a delightful afternoon treat.

Ingredients

  • 2 ripe bananas, mashed
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/4 cup unsalted butter, melted
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 cup buttermilk
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon

Instructions

  1. Mash the bananas in a mixing bowl and add the granulated sugar. Stir until well combined.
  2. Pour in the melted butter and vanilla extract, mixing to create a smooth batter.
  3. In a separate bowl, whisk together the flour, baking soda, salt, and 1 teaspoon of cinnamon.
  4. Add the dry ingredients to the banana mixture in thirds, alternating with the buttermilk. Mix until just combined.
  5. Gently fold in the chopped walnuts.
  6. In a small bowl, mix together the brown sugar and 1/2 teaspoon of cinnamon for the swirl.
  7. Pour half of the batter into a greased loaf pan and sprinkle with half of the cinnamon-sugar mixture.
  8. Add the remaining batter and top with the rest of the cinnamon-sugar mixture.
  9. Use a knife to create a swirl pattern in the batter.
  10. Bake in a preheated oven at 350°F (175°C) for 50-60 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
  11. Allow the banana bread to cool before slicing and serving.

Prep time: 15 minutes

Yield: 1 delicious loaf

A delightful twist on classic banana bread, this recipe features a tender crumb, the sweetness of ripe bananas, and the warmth of cinnamon in every bite.

Nutrition information: Calories per serving – 240, Total Fat – 9g, Carbohydrates – 36g, Protein – 4g

Make this Irresistible Cinnamon Swirl Banana Bread once, and it will become a beloved staple in your baking repertoire. Whether enjoyed as a comforting breakfast or a delightful dessert, its flavors and aromas are sure to create lasting memories.

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