CARAMEL APPLE STREUSEL BANANA BREAD
This CARAMEL APPLE STREUSEL BANANA BREAD is really fabulous! The outside is sweet and crunchy, and the inside is tender and moist, and just delicious! You can serve this for breakfast, or a snack, or dessert, and everyone will love it. The recipe is simple, and easy, and tastes like it came from the neighborhood bakery! You’re going to love this.
HERE’S WHAT YOU NEED:FOR THE BREAD:
1 1/2 cups of mashed banana – 2 to 3 ripe banana’s
1/3 cup butter – melted
1 teaspoon of baking soda
1/4 teaspoon of salt
1 cup of sugar
1 large egg
1 teaspoon of Vanilla
1 1/2 cups of flour
FOR THE TOPPING:
1/2 stick of butter
2 Tablespoons of applesauce
1/2 cup of sugar
1/2 cup of brown sugar
3/4 cup of flour
1/2 teaspoon of cinnamon
1 jar of Caramel sauce for drizzling on top
HERE’S WHAT YOU DO:Grease and flour a regular size loaf pan, 4 X 8. In a food processor, add the banana’s and process to mash. Add the melted butter, baking soda, salt, sugar, egg, Vanilla, and flour. Process until well blended, and pour into prepared pan. Place in the oven at 350 degrees for 50 to 60 minutes. While the bread is baking, make the Streusel topping; in the food processor, add the half stick of butter, applesauce, sugar, brown sugar, flour, and cinnamon, and pulse until crumbs form. Open the oven, and spoon the Streusel over the Banana bread. Continue baking until the bread is done, or a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
Remove the bread from the oven, and cool on a wire rack for 10 minutes. Remove the bread from the pan, and place on the wire rack to continue cooling. When the bread is cool. Drizzle with the caramel sauce, and serve. Enjoy!
Makes approximately 8 to 12 servings