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“This recipe was featured in an email today from the www.pillsbury.com website. It calls for Banana Nut Cheerios - a cereal that I haven't heard of yet! "Bake banana bread with a Banana Nut Cheerios® cereal boost and a chocolate twist."”
READY IN:
1hr 20mins
SERVES:
16
YIELD:
1 9 inch loaf pan
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

  • FOR THE BREAD
  • 2 cups Banana Nut Cheerios
  • 34 cup sugar
  • 14 cup canola oil (or 1/4 cup vegetable oil)
  • 34 cup buttermilk
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup banana (2 mashed and very ripe ones)
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 14 cup unsweetened baking cocoa
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 14 teaspoon salt
  • 13 cup miniature semisweet chocolate chips
  • FOR THE TOPPING
  • 12 cup Banana Nut Cheerios

Directions

  1. Heat oven to 350°F Spray bottom only of 9x5-inch loaf pan with cooking spray. Place 2 cups cereal in resealable food-storage plastic bag or between sheets of waxed paper; crush with rolling pin to make 3/4 cup. Set aside.
  2. In large bowl, beat sugar and oil with electric mixer on low speed until well mixed. Beat in buttermilk, vanilla and egg just until blended; beat in bananas. Stir in flour, cocoa, baking soda and salt until well mixed. Stir in 3/4 cup crushed cereal and chocolate chips. Spoon and spread evenly in pan.
  3. Place 1/2 cup cereal in resealable food-storage plastic bag or between sheets of waxed paper; coarsely crush with rolling pin. Sprinkle over batter in pan; press lightly.
  4. Bake 1 hour 10 minutes to 1 hour 20 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 10 minutes. Remove from pan to cooling rack. Cool completely, about 2 hours.

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