Bananas Foster Bread

  • Yield: 4 to 6 servings


1/4cup sugar
1/4teaspoon cinnamon
1tablespoon butter
3-- very ripe bananas
1/4-- (1/2 stick) butter, melted
1/2teaspoon baking soda
1 1/2cups whole wheat flour
3/4cup honey
1/2cup cinnamon chips
1/2cup walnuts or pecans


  1. Preheat oven to 350F.  Mix the sugar and cinnamon in a bowl.  Grease a 5×7-inch loaf pan with 1 tablespoon butter.  Coat the pan with the cinnamon-sugar.  Mash the banans with a fork in a bowl.  Stir in 1/4 cup butter, the baking soda, flour, honey, cinnamon chips and walnuts.  Pour into the prepared pan.  Bake for 1 hour or until a wooden pick inserted in the center comes out clean.

Recipe reprinted with permission from the Junior League of Tallahassee’s A Thyme to Celebrate(the Junior League of Tallahassee, Inc. Tallahassee, Florida 2009).