banana nut streusel bread

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By Melissa Baldan
from San Diego, CA

Extra Nutty and wonderfully sweet and crispy topping makes this the Ultimate Banana Bread!

serves 16
prep time 15 Min
cook time 1 Hr
method Bake

Ingredients For banana nut streusel bread

  • 3
    bananas
  • 1/2 c
    butter, softened (1 stick)
  • 1 c
    sugar
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt (preferably nature's first)
  • 2
    eggs
  • 2 c
    flour
  • 1 tsp
    baking soda
  • 2 c
    walnuts, chopped
  • TOPPING
  • 6 Tbsp
    unsalted butter, cold
  • 3/4 c
    flour
  • 6 Tbsp
    packed brown sugar
  • 1 tsp
    cinnamon

How To Make banana nut streusel bread

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 325.
  • 2
    In large mixing bowl mash bananas with a potato masher (or a fork if you don't have a masher). Add in the butter, sugar, salt and eggs; fully incorporate after each ingredient addition.
  • 3
    In small bowl blend the flour and baking soda. Add to the wet mixture and beat until just about blended, still a little dry parts showing.
  • 4
    Add walnuts and finish mixing. Divide batter into 2 8 inch loaf pans and set aside.
  • 5
    Wipe out the bowl used for the flour mixture...Place all topping ingredients and mix well. You can use two knives, a fork or a pastry blender. I prefer to use my hands to fully mix everything up.
  • 6
    Dived topping and crumble the topping over the batter and pat down slightly, cover whole loaf.
  • 7
    Bake for 1 hour. Do not over bake. Check for done-ness with a toothpick at center at 1 hour.

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