Frosted Cinnamon Banana Bread
Banana bread is a classic. And while we’re certain you’ve already got a go-to recipe, we’re also quite sure that this recipe here is about to become your favorite. It’s an absolutely must-try!

We’ve stirred together a banana bread batter, then added a double dose of cinnamon. Stir in cinnamon spice PLUS a bag of cinnamon chips and you’ll be enjoying slices of this moist and decadent treat in just about an hour. Your home is about to smell just like Grandma’s house. Beware! The neighbors may get a sniff of the wafting cinnamon goodness and come begging for a bite of whatever you have in the oven. Luckily enough, there’s plenty to share. This recipe makes one giant loaf, but can also be made into four mini loafs which are perfect for sharing with our 4-Cup Nonstick Mini Loaf Pan.

Our Best Banana Bread
If you’ve never purchased cinnamon chips, you’re in for a treat. Like little chocolate chips, these sweet, buttery morsels are loaded with cinnamon flavor. In the summer, they can sometimes be hard to find. These little chips melt quickly, making them extra sensitive to shipping process in high temperatures.

If you’re unable to find Cinnamon Chips in stores or online, feel free to omit the chips, or stir in chopped walnuts, a handful of white chocolate chips, or even a handful of dark chocolate. All of these swaps will still yield a golden, delicious loaf of cinnamon-scented banana bread. Topped with homemade vanilla frosting, bright green pistachios, and chopped cranberries, this recipe is our all-time favorite. We think it might become yours, too. Enjoy!
SC-Banana Bread V

Cinnamon Banana Bread

Preparation 22 m Cook Time 55 m

Ingredients

For the Bread

  • 1/2 cup butter, melted
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 medium ripe bananas, mashed
  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup buttermilk or sour cream
  • 3/4 cup cinnamon chips (optional)
  • For the Icing:
  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • 2 tablespoons butter, softened
  • 1 tablespoon light corn syrup
  • 12 tablespoons milk
  • 3 tablespoons chopped pistachios
  • 3 tablespoons dried cranberries, chopped

Instructions

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.  Spray a 9”x5” Good Cook Air Perfect Bakeware loaf pan with nonstick baking spray. Set aside.

In a large bowl or stand mixer, beat together the butter, sugar, eggs, and vanilla until light and fluffy. Mix in mashed bananas, flour, baking soda, salt and buttermilk (or sour cream) until smooth. Stir in cinnamon chips (if desired).

Transfer batter to prepared loaf pan. Bake for 45-55 minutes, or until the center of the loaf spring back when touched lightly. Remove and cool completely before icing.

To prepare icing: Whisk together powdered sugar, butter, corn syrup, and milk until smooth and spreadable. Spread on top of cooled banana bread. Sprinkle with pistachios and chopped cranberries. Allow icing to stand for 10-15 minutes before slicing and serving.

Frost Like A Pro!

Sweet Creations Icing SpatulaWhen it comes to kitchenware, your utensils should look as beautiful as your recipes do! Sweet Creations is dedicated to making baking easier and more beautiful that ever before. From nonstick loaf pans and cookie sheets designed to evenly cook your baked favorites to eye-catching essentials like this Mini Dot Icing Spatula, check out the whole Sweet Creations line and fall in love all over again with cooking! Click Here to Buy the Mini Dot Icing Spatula Now.

Facebooktwittergoogle_plusmail
Posted in Bread, Holiday, Sweet Creations by Goodcook staff |
Comment