WHOLE WHEAT CINNAMON CRUNCH BANANA BREAD

INGREDIENTSWet Ingredients

  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 cup mashed bananas
  • 3/4 cup sugar can reduce to 1/3 – 1/2 cup for a less sweet version
  • 1/3 cup oil
  • 1/2 cup Greek yogurt

Dry Ingredients

  • 1 3/4 cups whole wheat flour
  • 1/4 cup cornstarch or more whole wheat flour
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1.5 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

For the Crumb Topping

  • 1/2 cup flour plain or whole wheat
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 cup butter

EQUIPMENT

  • 5×9 inch loaf pan
  • Baking Parchment
  • Medium Mixing Bowl
  • whisk
  • spatula

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. Prep: Heat the oven to 360°F. Grease and line a 9×5 inch loaf pan.
  2. Make batter: Whisk together all wet ingredients in a large bowl. Sprinkle flour, cornstarch (OR extra flour), cinnamon, baking powder and salt on top. Gently fold in, do not overmix!
  3. Make topping: For the crumb topping, place the flour, brown sugar and cinnamon in a medium bowl. Rub in the butter with your fingertips until crumbs form.
  4. Assemble bread: Place the batter in the prepared loaf tin and evenly sprinkle with the crumb topping.
  5. Bake the banana bread: Bake for 55-60 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted comes out clean. Cool in the pan for 10 minutes, then remove to a cooling rack to cool completely (rmemeber to peel off the parchment paper, too!)

Base Recipe adapted from this SITE

WHOLE WHEAT CINNAMON CRUNCH BANANA BREAD
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