We always have bananas in the house and occasionally there's always those 2 or 3 that become overripe and get tossed and I hate it. I try to incorporate them into our meals somehow like peanut butter and banana sandwiches or throw some in a bowl of oatmeal but since I've been baking lately I looked up some banana bread recipes. I love bananas but I'm not a fan of banana bread so I looked for recipes that included cinnamon (because cinnamon makes everything taste better) and found a Cinnamon Crumb Banana Bread recipe that is to die for.
1 cup sugar
1/2 cup margarine, at room temperature
1 teaspoon vanilla
1/2 cup buttermilk
2 overripe bananas, mashed
2 cups all purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon cinnamon
With a paddle attachment blend egg, sugar & vanilla. Next, margarine. Finally, buttermilk & bananas. Sift together the remaining dry ingredients and slowly add to mixer. Once everything is well blended spray loaf pan with non stick spray and pour in batter.
1/2 cup powdered sugar
1/2 cup all purpose flour
4 tablespoons margarine, melted
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
pinch of salt
I mixed all the ingredients together with my hands so that it clump. The first time I tried this recipe I mixed it with a spoon and it became very smooth and I had to roll it to make it more Crumb like, if the makes any sense.
Bake at 350F.
Remove the bread immediately from pan after removing from the oven and allow to cool for about 15 minutes.
Sprinkle on some powdered sugar and you're done.
This recipe is great for beginners and tastes like its from the bakery. For the full recipe go to littlebitsof.com