Banana Coffee Bread With Caramel Drizzle Recipe

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Banana Coffee Bread with Caramel Drizzle

Sharon Colyer

By
@Cmom02

This recipe came from Better Homes and Gardens cookbook. I have been making it for 40 yrs. Very yummy. However, eventually I made some updates, to make it healthier & even more yummy. The original did not have caramel topping. Make it old style or with any updates, listed below.


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Serves:

10

Prep:

30 Min

Cook:

30 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1/2 c
shortening* - my updates below, to make healthier
1 c
sugar* - my updates below, to make healthier
2 large
eggs* - my updates below, to make healthier
3/4 c
mashed ripe banana
1 1/4 c
sifted all-purpose flour* - my updates below, to make healthier
3/4 tsp
soda
1/2 tsp
salt
1 Tbsp
flax meal - healthy addition
1 jar(s)
fat-free caramel ice cream topping like smucker's, save unused portion of caramel in the refrigerator

**********HEALTHY UPDATES**********

1/2 c
*real butter or vegetable oil or 1/4 cup real butter or veg. oil & 1/4 cup applesauce, preferably unsweetened
3/4 c
*sugar or 1/4 cup sugar & 1/2 cup light brown sugar packed
1 large
*egg and 1 egg white, or eggbeaters to equal 2 eggs
1 1/4 c
*sifted, unbleached all-purpose flour

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 350° and grease a 9x9x2 inch pan or 8x8 inch pan.
2
Cream shortening or real butter or oil or oil & applesauce, with sugar until fluffy.
3
Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each. Stir in banana.
4
Sift together dry ingredients; add to banana mixture; mix well.
5
Pour into prepared pan and bake in preheated oven for 30 to 35 minutes. Cool in pan on metal rack. After bread is mostly cool, move to next step.
6
Open jar of caramel topping & drizzle some of the topping over the top of the banana bread with a spoon. Save unused portion of caramel in the refrigerator.

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids, Healthy