Cinnamon Swirl Banana Bread


– 3 large ripe bananas, mashed – 1/2 c. coconut oil (or vegetable oil) – 1 c. granulated sugar – 2 eggs – 4 1/2 tsp. lemon juice – 2 c. flour – 1 tsp. baking soda – 1/2 tsp. baking powder – 1/2 tsp. salt – 1/2 c. chopped pecans or walnuts Cinnamon Swirl Topping: – 1/2 c. granulated sugar – 1 Tbsp. cinnamon


Step 1

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line (2) 3 1/2" x 7 1/2" loaf pans with parchment paper. Secure with binder clips. Set prepared pans aside.

Step 2

In a large mixing bowl, mash the bananas, and mix in oil, sugar and lemon juice. Set aside.

Step 3

In another bowl, whisk together the flour, baking soda, baking powder and salt. Gradually add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients. Stir the batter until well combined. Lastly, stir in the chopped nuts. pour the batter evenly into the two prepared pans.

Step 4

For the cinnamon sugar topping: in a small bowl, stir together the sugar and cinnamon. Divide the sugar topping evenly over each loaf. Using a table knife, swirl the cinnamon sugar into the batter.

Step 5

Bake at 350 degrees for 40-45 minutes or until toothpick inserted into the center of the loaf comes out clean and crumb-free. Remove from oven and let cool at least 10 minutes before removing from pans.

Step 6

Slice warm or let cool. Enjoy!1. Slice warm or let cool. Enjoy!

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