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Banana Nut Bread with Streusel Topping
- Banana Nut Bread2 cups all-purpose flour
- 1 1/2 tsp baking powder
- 1/2 tsp baking soda
- 1/4 tsp kosher salt
- 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
- 1/4 tsp ground nutmeg
- 2 eggs, beaten
- 1 1/2 cups mashed, over-ripe bananas
- 1 cup sugar
- 1/2 cup vegetable oil
- 1/4 cup chopped walnuts, roasted (optional)
- 1/2 cup miniature chocolate chips (optional)
- Non-stick cooking spray, as needed
- Streusel Topping (Optional)1/4 cup packed brown sugar
- 3 Tbs all-purpose flour
- 2 Tbs butter
- 1/3 cup chopped walnuts, roasted
- Preheat oven to 350F. Spray a loaf pan with non-stick cooking spray.
- In a large bowl, whisk together flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, and nutmeg.
- In another large bowl, combine eggs, mashed bananas, sugar, and oil. Then add egg mixture to flour mixture. Stir just until combined, batter will be lumpy.
- Stir in optional nuts and chocolate. Pour batter into loaf pan.
- If using the streusel topping, combine the sugar and flour in a bowl and cut in the butter until the mixture is grainy. Stir in walnuts.
- Pour streusel topping on top of the banana nut bread.
- Bake for 55 to 60 minutes until dark golden brown or until bread passes the toothpick test. Let cool before slicing.
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