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Crumb Topped Banana Bread

This Crumb Topped Banana Bread is a soft and tender quick bread with a delicious streusel topping that takes it over the top! This is an easy banana bread recipe that gets so much extra flavor and crunch from the crumb top!
Course: Bread/Muffins, Breakfast, Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: banana bread with streusel topping, crumb topped banana bread
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour
Servings: 24 slices (2 loaves)
Author: Heather


Crumb topping

Banana Bread


Crumb topping

  • Combine flour, brown sugar, and cinnamon in a medium sized bowl.
  • Slice the butter into tablespoon size chunks.
  • Add the butter to the flour and sugar mix, and combine using a pastry blender, fork or fingers until the mix creates large course crumbs. Set mix aside.

Banana Bread

  • Preheat oven to 350°F and line 2 loaf pans (9x5 or 8-½x4) with parchment paper or grease liberally with non-stick cooking spray.
  • In a stand mixer or with hand beaters, cream together butter and sugar.
  • Add vanilla extract and eggs, one at a time, beating after each egg.
  • Add baking soda, salt, cinnamon, and whole wheat flour. Mix just until combined.
  • Mix in half of the mashed bananas.
  • Add all purpose flour, mix just until combined.
  • Mix in the remaining mashed bananas until incorporated, being careful not to over mix.
  • Divide the batter evenly among the 2 prepared pans.
  • Sprinkle crumb topping evenly over batter in both pans and gently pat down.
  • Bake for 60-75 minutes, until a toothpick inserted in center of loaf comes out clean.
  • Let cool 15 minutes in pan, then remove from pan to cool completely.



Serving: 1slice | Calories: 320kcal | Carbohydrates: 49g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 58mg | Sodium: 237mg | Potassium: 148mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 28g | Vitamin A: 408IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 25mg | Iron: 1mg
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