Double-Banana Bread
Recipe from Betty Crocker

Dried banana chips pump up the flavor in and on top of this bread. The crunchy banana-cereal topping is a bonus.


Double-Banana Bread

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Yield: 1 loaf (16 slices)
Prep Time: 15 mins
Total Time: 3 hrs 25 mins
Related Categories: Banana Bread, Bananas, Bread, Fruit
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Ingredients
    Bread
    • 3/4  cup 
      sugar
    • 1/4  cup 
      canola or vegetable oil
    • 3/4  cup 
      buttermilk
    • 2   teaspoons 
      vanilla
    • 1   
      egg
    • 1   cup 
      mashed very ripe bananas (2 medium)
    • 2   cups 
      Gold Medal® all-purpose flour
    • 1   teaspoon 
      baking soda
    • 1/4  teaspoon 
      salt
    • 3/4  cup 
      dried banana chips, chopped
    • 2   cups 
      Oatmeal Crisp® Almond cereal, slightly crushed
    Topping
    • 1/2  cup 
      Oatmeal Crisp® Almond cereal, crushed
    • 2   teaspoons 
      sugar
    • 2   teaspoons 
      canola or vegetable oil
    •  
      Reserved 2 tablespoons banana chips
    Directions
    1.
    Heat oven to 350 degrees F. Spray bottom only of 9x5-inch loaf pan with cooking spray. In large bowl, beat 3/4 cup sugar and 1/4 cup oil with electric mixer on low speed until well mixed. Beat in buttermilk, vanilla and egg just until blended; beat in bananas.
    2.
    With spoon, stir in flour, baking soda and salt just until blended. Set aside 2 tablespoons chopped banana chips for topping. Stir remaining banana chips and 2 cups cereal into flour mixture. Spoon into pan; spread evenly. In small bowl, mix topping ingredients until crumbly. Sprinkle over batter in pan; pat lightly onto batter.
    3.
    Bake 1 hour to 1 hour 10 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 10 minutes. Remove from pan to cooling rack. Cool completely, about 2 hours, before slicing.
    Tip:

    1.
    High Altitude (3500-6500 ft): Heat oven to 375 degrees F. Add 1/4 cup water with the buttermilk. Bake 1 hour 5 minutes to 1 hour 10 minutes.
    Nutrition information
    Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 210, Fat, total (g) 6, chol. (mg) 15, sat. fat (g) 2, carb. (g) 35, fiber (g) 1, sugar (g) 16, pro. (g) 3, sodium (mg) 150, calcium (mg) 20, iron (mg) 3, Starch () 1, Other Carb () 2, Fat () 1, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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