Churro Swirl Banana Bread: The BEST Banana Bread You’ve Ever Made

Banana bread is nice. But, banana bread cooked with layers upon layers upon layers of churro-inspired cinnamon swirls? Well, now you’ve just arrived at the perfect banana bread recipe. Ever.

This recipe isn’t hard to make, it doesn’t take significantly longer than baking up a loaf of plain banana bread, and it’s pretty much crazy tasty. So, be warned, this is one recipe you won’t just want to pin. You’ll want to make it. Then, you’ll want to make it again. And you’ll want to take residence up inside of it. Like the ultimate celebration of summer carnivals, state fairs, and amusement park trips, comforting banana bread turns into a party in no time at all. Grab the recipe and turn your ripe bananas into two giant loves of this delicious quickbread.

A quick visual peek at the layering. Just spread a thin layer of batter on the bottom of the pan, then sprinkle with cinnamon sugar.

More batter, more cinnamon sugar. Etc, etc…

Top it all off with cinnamon-sugar, swirl a bit with a spoon if your heart desires. Then, bake and enjoy! It’s that easy!

Churro Swirl Banana Bread

Makes 2 large loaves


1 cup butter, softened
1 cup sugar
4 eggs
2 tablespoon vanilla extract
4 cups all purpose flour
2 tsp baking powder
6 very ripe bananas

Churro Swirl:

1 cup sugar
4 Tablespoons cinnamon

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spray two large loaf pans with nonstick baking spray.

In a stand mixer, cream together the butter, sugar, and eggs and vanilla extract and mix well. Add the flour, baking powder, and bananas mix just until combined.

Gently spread a thin layer of batter on the bottom of each bread pan. Sprinkle generously with cinnamon-sugar mixture, then spread a second layer on top and repeat 5 times, finishing the loaf off with cinnamon-sugar mixture. Bake for 50-60 minutes, or until loaf springs back when touched in the center. Run a sharp knife around edges to loosen bread from sides of pan. Let cool in pan on wire rack for 10 minutes. Remove from pan, slice, and serve warm with butter or top with ice cream and caramel sauce for an incredible dessert!

Article Posted 4 years Ago

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