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“Another recipe from my mother in law...a delicious banana loaf with a yummy crumble topping (the best part!). This banana bread can be tweaked to be either more like a dessert or more of a healthy breakfast loaf. Just depends on which yummy add-ins you want to use. Also, I use part unbleached bread flour, and part whole wheat flour to make it a bit healthier but still smooth.”

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350.
  2. In a small bowl, beat together (with mixer if you have one): sugar, softened butter, bananas.
  3. In a large bowl, combine: flour, baking powder, salt, baking soda. Mix these dry ingredients together, then add banana mixture from step 2.
  4. Add eggs, milk, any of the optional mix-ins. Mix together well to a smooth batter.
  5. Pour batter into a greased loaf pan.
  6. For the crumble topping - combine in small bowl: chopped nuts, oats, brown sugar, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, flax seeds, melted butter. Mix until crumbly.
  7. Spread crumble topping mixture on top of the batter in the loaf pan.
  8. Bake approximately 45 minutes at 350. Note: in the oven, the bread will lift and the topping will overflow a bit, so I recommend placing a cookie sheet underneath to catch the droppings.

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