Banana Bread with Yogurt Frosting

Banana Bread with Yogurt Frosting

February 06, 2018

Ingredients:

Yield: 1 loaf (9x5-inch), 6 servings

  • ⅓ cup melted butter
  • ½ cup honey
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup mashed ripe bananas (about 2 large bananas)
  • ¼ cup milk of choice
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • ¼ cup ground flax seed
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 ½ cups whole wheat flour
  • ½ cup of bumble & butter vanilla bean granola

For Frosting

  • 1 ½ cup of yogurt
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ¾ teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • ½ tablespoon maple syrup
  • ½ tablespoon brown sugar

     Instructions:

    Preheat oven to 325 degrees F and grease a 9×5-inch loaf pan.

    In a large bowl, whisk together the butter and honey. Add the eggs and beat well. Mash the bananas with milk and then whisk in with all the other liquid ingredients.

    Add baking soda, salt, and cinnamon, and whisk to blend. Using a rubber spatula, fold in the flour and ground flax seed just until combined. Refrain from over mixing.

    Evenly pour the batter into the loaf pan and sprinkle lightly with more cinnamon and bumble & butter vanilla granola.  

    Bake for about 55 min to an hour, or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean. While the bread is baking, mix all ingredients for the frosting. Let the bread cool in the loaf pan for 30 mins before slicing and serving with frosting.



    Leave a comment


    Also in Recipes

    Sweet Potato, Brown Butter + Bourbon Pie
    Sweet Potato, Brown Butter + Bourbon Pie

    November 19, 2018

    We made a sweet potato pie with all the warming, autumnal spices of nutmeg, allspice, and cloves. The addition of the browned butter and the bourbon complements the sweet potato with a nutty, butterscotch flavor. I also happened to have a whole bag of buckwheat flour sitting around, waiting to be used, so I just threw that into the pie crust along with some spelt flour. It adds a really delicious, toasted savory flavor to the whole pie, so if you like buckwheat and that toothy whole grain tex...

    Read More

    Maple Yogurt Pound Cake
    Maple Yogurt Pound Cake

    November 11, 2018

    We made a delicious, moist poundcake packed with maple flavor, with zingy bits of candied ginger and lemon zest dispersed throughout. Instead of butter, we used a mixture of yogurt and extra virgin olive oil, which gets folded in at the end to produce a crisp, crackly crust. 

    Read More

    Healthy Salad with Savory Granola
    5 Tips to Up Your Salad Game

    October 20, 2018

    We provide some tips and tricks to make your salads more exciting and delicious. (Hint: add some granola!)

    Read More