Salted Caramel Banana Bread

Carol Perricone


Going through my recipes, and found this old favorite. If you like sweet and salty together, this is the recipe for you.

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15 Min
1 Hr 20 Min


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  • 2 c
    all purpose flour
  • 3 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp
    kosher salt
  • 1/2 c
    unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 c
    packed, light brown sugar
  • 2
  • 3 tsp
  • 3
    ripe bananas, mashed

  • 2 Tbsp
    unsalted butter
  • 1/4 c
    packed light brown sugar
  • 2 tsp
    whipping cream
  • 1/3 c
    powdered sugar
  • 1/4 tsp
    kosher salt

How to Make Salted Caramel Banana Bread


  1. Heat oven to 350 degrees. Spray a 9x5-inch loaf pan with cooking spray.
  2. In medium bowl, mix flour, baking powder, and 1/2 teaspoon salt; set aside. In large bowl, beat 1/2 cup butter and 1 cup brown sugar with electric mixer on medium speed until light and fluffy. Add eggs, one at a time, beating until just combined. Beat in vanilla and bananas until well blended. Gradually add flour mixture, beating at low speed. Pour batter into prepared pan.
  3. Bake 45-55 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean. Cool 20 minutes, run knife around edges to loosen loaf; remove from pan to cooling rack.
  4. In small saucepan, heat 2 tablespoons butter and 1/4 cup brown sugar to boiling over medium heat, stirring constantly with whisk. Boil and stir 1 minute. Stir in whipping cream. Remove from heat, stir in powdered sugar and 1/4 teaspoon salt. Immediately drizzle over loaf. (glaze will harden quickly).

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About Salted Caramel Banana Bread

Course/Dish: Sweet Breads
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American

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