Cinnamon Toffee Banana Nut Bread
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Cinnamon Toffee Banana Nut Bread

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword cinnamon-toffee-banana-nut-bread
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Cooling time 30 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 15 minutes
Servings 10 slices
Author Melissa Sperka

Ingredients

  • 2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/2 cup butter melted and cooled
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/4 cup buttermilk or whole milk
  • 1 1/2 tsp pure vanilla extract
  • 3 medium ripe bananas mashed [1 1/2 cup]
  • 3/4 cup chopped toasted walnuts or pecans
  • 1/2 cup toffee bits

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 350°F. Spritz a standard 9 x 5-inch loaf pan with baking spray
  • In a medium-size mixing bowl sift together the flour, sugar, cinnamon, baking powder, baking soda and salt.
  • In a separate bowl, whisk together the melted butter, eggs, buttermilk and vanilla.
  • Pour the wet ingredients into the dry. Add the mashed banana.
  • Mix until the ingredients are fully combined.
  • Mix in the walnuts and toffee bits by hand.
  • Spread the batter evenly into the pan.
  • Bake for 55-60 minutes or until a cake tester inserted into the center shows moist crumbs.
  • Cool in the pan for 30 minutes, then remove and cool completely on a cooling rack.

Notes

To toast the nuts, place in a single layer on a baking sheet and into a preheated 350°F oven. Toast for 6-8 minutes then cool completely before adding to the batter.