4 Funky Banana Bread Recipes You Will Be Making Everyday

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Banana bread is so easy to make at home and these funky banana bread recipes each have a little twist and a surprise ingredient that makes them worth doing from scratch.

By Mariam Elhamy

Note: Banana bread actually tastes better on the second and third day as it becomes sweeter. Just cover and place in the refrigerator. Banana Bread Recipes 

Dulce de Leche Banana Bread

Banana Bread Recipes Have you tried dulce de leche banana bread before? You’re missing out big time!

Ingredients:

  • 3 ripe bananas340g after mashing
  • 1/2 cup 113g butter, melted
  • 1/3 cup 70g full-fat Greek yogurt
  • 1/2 cup 80g brown sugar
  • 2 large eggsbeaten
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 cups 256g all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup 80g dulce de leche, divided

Method:

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Grease a 9X5-inch loaf pan with nonstick spray.
  2. Mash bananas in a large bowl until smooth (or chunky, if you prefer).
  3. Add the melted butter and yogurt and whisk vigorously, until combined.
  4. Stir in the brown sugar, eggs, vanilla extract and salt, whisking until smooth.
  5. Sift the baking soda and flour into the batter. Use a wooden spoon to gently mix, until no white spots remain. Batter will be thick, pour it in the prepared pan.
  6. Divide the dulce de leche into 3 dollops and place them on the batter, in a row. Use a butter knife to swirl it, making sure to go deep so the dulce de leche is spread evenly throughout the bread.
  7. Bake for 45-55 mins or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Remove from oven and let it cool in the pan for 10-15 mins.

Chunky Monkey Banana Bread

Banana Bread Recipes As a fun snack for kids, banana bread can be yummy and healthy at the same time. Make this recipe and everyone will fall in love with it, adults and kids alike.Banana Bread Recipes 

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup butter (1 stick) room temperature
  • 2 large eggs
  • 3 ripe bananas
  • 1 tablespoon milk
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2/3 cup chocolate chips
  • 2/3 cup chopped walnuts

Method:

  1. Preheat oven to 325°F and spray a 9″ loaf pan with cooking spray or line with parchment paper.
  2. Cream together the butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Stir in eggs one at a time until well combined.
  3. In a separate bowl, mash the bananas with a fork. Stir in milk. Add the banana mixture to the butter mixture and stir until combined.
  4. In another bowl, sift together the flour, baking soda, baking powder and salt. Add the dry mixture to the wet mixture and still just until combined – do not overmix.
  5. Gently fold in chocolate chips and walnuts and pour batter into the loaf pan.
  6. Bake for 1 hour or until golden brown and a toothpick inserted comes out clean.
  7. Cool in the pan for half an hour.

Carrot Cake Banana Bread

Carrot Cake and Banana Bread? Are you about to discover what happens when you get the best of both worlds? Banana Bread Recipes 

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • ¾ tsp baking powder
  • ¾ tsp salt
  • 1 ½ cups mashed overripe bananas
  • ½ cup finely shredded carrot
  • ½ cup honey
  • ¼ cup milk
  • ¼ cup vegetable oil
  • 2 tps vanilla
  • Crushed walnuts, pecans, or toasted coconut (optional)

Method:

  1. Preheat the oven to 350° F. Line a 9-inch loaf pan with parchment paper and grease with cooking spray.
  2. In a bowl, whisk together flour, baking soda, baking powder, cinnamon, and salt. Add in walnuts, pecans, or toasted coconut.
  3. In a separate bowl, mix together mashed bananas, shredded carrot, honey, milk, vegetable oil, and vanilla.
  4. Mix together wet and dry ingredients until just combined. Don’t overmix.
  5. Pour batter into the prepared pan and bake for 35-40 mins or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Let cool in the rack before slicing.

Salted Caramel Banana Bread

Banana Bread Recipes If your sweet tooth is begging for more, this sweet and salty banana bread is perfect for you. Banana Bread Recipes 

Ingredients:

  • ½ cup melted butter
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • ½ cup brown sugar, lightly packed
  • ¼ cup buttermilk
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 3 mashed overripe bananas
  • ½ cup caramel
  • Flaky sea salt, for garnish

Method:

  1. Preheat the oven to 350° F. Line a 9-inch loaf pan with parchment paper and grease with cooking spray.
  2. In a small bowl, whisk together flour, baking soda, and salt.
  3. In a separate bowl, whisk together butter, brown sugar, buttermilk, vanilla, egg, and egg yolk. Combine your wet and dry ingredients and fold in the mashed bananas and caramel.
  4. Pour batter into the pan and bake for 50-60 mins until deeply golden or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
  5. Let cool and drizzle with caramel and flaky sea salt before serving.

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