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Coconut Banana Bread with Lime GlazeA top-rated favorite, this recipe updates the standard banana bread recipe with a coconut crunch and a tart lime glaze. Dark rum adds a festive Caribbean-inspired flavor.
Cinnamon Crisp-Topped Cream Cheese-Banana-Nut BreadDress up your banana bread loaf with a crumbly topping of cinnamon-flavored pecans, butter, and brown sugar.
Banana-Chocolate-Walnut BreadTurn a basic loaf of banana bread into a special treat with the addition of chocolate chip and chopped walnuts. Adding flaxseed to the batter gives the bread a hearty, nutty flavor and increases the omega-3 content of the bread.
Basic Banana BreadAdd ground flaxseed to a traditional banana bread to add a hearty flavor and additional B vitaminds and healthy omega-3 fatty acids.
Jamaican Banana BreadPhoto: Howard L. Puckett Dark rum, lime, and flaked, sweetened coconut give this easy banana bread delicious Caribbean flair.
Eileen's Best Banana BreadThis top-rated banana bread recipe comes from a Cooking Light reader and has extra health benefits from flaxseed meal, walnuts, and yogurt.
Chocolate Banana BreadWhat could make a loaf of banana bread better other than the addition of chocolate chips?
Peanut Butter Banana BreadPeanut butter is whipped into the basic recipe for a moist banana bread with a hint of nutty flavor. A small amount of chopped roasted peanuts offers delightfully surprising crunch.
Marbled-Chocolate Banana BreadChocolate and bananas pair nicely in sweet desserts, so give them a try in this top-rated bread. Our reviewers went bananas for the flavor and moist texture of the loaf.
Blueberry-Banana BreadWhen company is in town, wake them up with the sweet aroma of freshly baked bread. Blueberries add an extra punch of tart flavor and a vibrant purple hue.
Banana-Apricot BreadTry a favorite banana bread recpie and add fun ingredients, like dried apricots. Other favorite additions include dried cranberries, white raisins, or chopped nuts. Personalize the loaf and gift it to friends and family.
Classic Banana BreadEven if you usually swear by icings, drizzles, and toppings, a classic banana bread recipe, perfect on its own, is hard to beat. With over 100 reviews, this is one of our top-rated favorites.
Mom's Banana BreadMy mom's recipe was the model for this banana bread. The new version is liked so much we make it all the time--at least every two weeks. I think the miniloaves would be a perfect holiday gift.
Bananas Foster BreadThis adult interpretation switches all of the sugar to brown sugar and cooks the mashed bananas with butter and cognac or dark rum. And it's topped with a slightly boozy glaze.