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Banana Bread With Walnut Crumble

Last Wednesday, I received my prize for winning A Latte With OTT,A's Clabber Girl Iron Chef Challenge --- a $100 worth gourmet gift basket consisting of: 

Rex Roast Coffee
Pappardelle’s Plain Glutten-Free Pasta Trumpets
Pappardelle’s Whole Wheat Chipotle Lime Mefaldine
Pappardelle’s Calypso Blend
Clabber Girl Baking Powder 8.1 oz
Clabber Girl Snicker Doodle Cookie Mix
Berkeley Olive Grove Extra Virgin Olive Oil
Gegenbauer Tomato Fruit Vinegar
Dulcet Lemon, Mustard & Dill Sauce
Enrico Formella Mild Giardiniera
Ben’s Sweet & Hot Mustard
Sir Kensington Ketchup
Judge Designs Olive Oil Dipping Dish 

What an awesome prize! As my way of saying thanks to Clabber Girl, I'm featuring my mother's favorite Banana Bread with Walnut Crumble today.This is another recipe with which I always use Clabber Girl Baking Powder.
This is a very delicious & moist banana bread that is so easy to prepare. You don't even need a mixer for this!

Try it! It's very tasty, I'm sure you'll make it again and again! 

Prep Time:~10 mins              Cook Time:~35 mins              Yield: Two 4x8" loaves 

For bread:
  • 3 ripe bananas (mashed)
  • ½ cup melted butter
  • 1½ cup sugar
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 2 tsp vanilla
  • 3 Tbsp milk
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 2 cups bread flour
For the crumble:
  • 6 Tbsp melted butter
  • ½ cup brown sugar
  • ½ cup minced walnut

1. Preheat the oven to 350°F.
2. No need for a mixer for this recipe. With a wooden spoon, mix butter into the mashed bananas in a large mixing bowl.

3. Mix in the sugar, egg, vanilla and milk. Sprinkle the baking powder and salt over the mixture and mix well.

4. Add the flour last, mix thoroughly.

5. Pour mixture into 2 greased 4x8 inch loaf pan. Bake for 30 mins.

6. Meanwhile, mix the crumble ingredients in a bowl. Pour toppings evenly onto the bread. Bake for another 5 minutes or until inserted toothpick comes out clean.

7. Allow to cool down for 15 minutes. Slice and serve.


  1. What a perfect and generous gift, you received, Tina!
    Everything is so useful, just the right things you need for baking...since everything is so costly these days.

    I love your banana bread, and the amazing recipe. I make mine quite similar, sometimes with a streusel topping, or choc. chip folded in.
    Will make mine, exactly like yours, since I always have ripe bananas, and will link it back to you for the recipe.
    Would like to do that in the next few days. Yummy bread:DDD

  2. Congrats on winning, you deserve it! The bread looks awesome :), Miriam@Meatless Meals For Meat Eaters

  3. Congrats! What a lovely gift. I make banana bread all the time but never thought to add a crumb topping. Great idea. Love that this doesn't use a mixer! Super simple.

  4. I love the idea of the walnut crumble on top of banana bread - I'll definitely have to try your recipe! Thanks for sharing at Mangia Mondays!

  5. Bananas must be on the brain, we made muffins! Love the crumb topping!

  6. That looks just fantastic with the crumb topping. Thanks for sharing that recipe.

  7. So you were the one that won... haha!! Congrats! This recipe looks awesome!! Would love for you to come and link up on Two Maids a Baking!!


  8. I'm having a linky party called A Themed Baker's Sunday where this week's theme is Bread!! I'd love for you to join in!

  9. Congrats on your win. Banana bread is our family favorite. The walnut strussel sounds delicious. Thanks for sharing with Hearth and soul blog hop.