Remove from heat, then stir in rum (be careful as it will sputter). Place banana halves, cut side down, in skillet; cook until banana halves are golden brown and caramelized, 2 to 3 minutes. And if yes in the same quantity ? 1. Next time, I think I will use 2 pans. so I just stumbled upon your website today and decided to make this banana bread tonight. In fact, I’d argue that yellow bananas with black spots aren’t quite ripe enough—rather, the bananas should be the opposite: black with yellow spots—that’s when you know they’re perfect for banana bread. I’m not sure about quantity as I haven’t tried it myself though. Lucy – muffins are a fantastic idea!! Add the eggs, one at a time, beating after each until combined. Glad to hear it came out ok without the extra banana! Of the buttercream sort. Definitely stuff not found in your everyday banana bread and to top it off it has a dark rum glaze that’s poured over it while still warm from the oven. If I wanted to make them into muffins instead of a loaf, what do you recommend for an adjusted bake time? I tried it this past weekend and the family ate it up! To make the rum glaze, combine the butter, water and sugar in a saucepan over medium-high heat and bring to a boil. Pour the warm remaining glaze directly over the warm bread. When I came across this recipe, you had me at the streusel topping. Interesting variation of a classic. This banana bread recipe is awesome and it’s a Cooking Light recipe. (We won't share your information with anyone.). Experiencing a little food jealousy on this side of the internet…. WOW! That looks amazing, thanks so much for sharing. May 14, 2014 - This adult interpretation switches all of the sugar to brown sugar and cooks the mashed bananas with butter and cognac or dark rum. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Grease bottom and sides of one 9 x 5-inch loaf pan; dust with flour, tapping out excess. instead of using milk could i use cream or sour cream? I blogged about it, too, if you wanna check it out: Can’t use any nuts on top though, my wife cannot eat them! Thanks for sharing! I am so excited to be able to share this with my GF/DF girls! :-), i found your blog today and made the bread, mmmmmmmmmmmmmm it smells heavenly, though i omitted the rum part, but it came out really moist and yummy,my kids loved it alot, thnx alot for such a perfect recipe,it surely is a keeper :). This looks TERRIFIC! Thanks so much for sharing with us at Full Plate Thursday. The caramel and rum in this award winning banana bread recipe really helps make it the ultimate moist banana bread. I’m back to let you know that I made your wonderful banana bread over the weekend. I’m not craving cookies or cakes or brownies; no, all I’ve wanted to bake these last few weeks are muffins, coffee cakes, and, obviously banana bread. We all know brown food is the best food. One bite and you will agree this is the best banana bread recipe in the world![/intro]. I’m not sure if my glaze was too thin, or if this is just an expected challenge…. I made this last night. This looks so incredible! After seeing an episode of “Southern at Heart,” in which Food Network chef Damaris Phillips shared her version of some New Orleans classics, Chuck decided that he needed to make Bananas Foster bread. I was wondering can I replace the rum with something else, I have small kids. Thank you. Using a potato masher or fork, mash the ripe bananas, leaving a few lumps. For best results, be sure to use firm, ripe bananas. Oh my gosh you are sending me over the edge with this one. Since the bread had only been in the oven a few minutes, I took the loaf pan out of the oven and quickly added the walnuts to the top of the bread. It’s by far the best banana bread anyone has ever eaten. As we curled up to watch an old movie on a cold night, it was pretty special to eat a slice of moist Bananas Foster cake bread with ice cream and some extra rum sauce on top. This site uses cookies to help provide the best user experience. Jump to Recipe. I can’t say for sure, but muffins typically take around 18-22 minutes or so at 350 degrees (less if you use a higher temp). 7. When we sliced into the bread, we found a tender, flavorful treat. Check out my the latest on my other blog: I absolutely adore you're Banana's Foster recipe. Then I logged on and found this one! It’s so versatile. These are undoubtedly heavenly! Just made it today. In the future, you can cover the loaf loosely with aluminum foil to keep it from burning if the inside isn’t cooked yet – you definitely don’t want it to be raw! I started thinking of a streusel, and then my mind somehow drifted and landed on bananas foster. Now, I divide the batter into two disposable loaf pans (they are a bit smaller than my glass loaf pans). Hi! I’m so happy you enjoyed this banana bread! In a small saucepan, melt butter. Use a whisk to mix and lighten the dry ingredients. (More about us...), ©2007-2020 All Rights Reserved. I am entering this bread into the Best Banana Bread Challenge over at so if you feel inclined, please head over there and cast a vote! Although I couldn’t source rum in time for the recipe, will try it out next time. I typically don’t recommend using more than half whole wheat, it’d make the bread far too dense. Allow the cake to sit in the loaf pan for an additional hour so that it can absorb the glaze well. I hope it is still tasty. So, I let it cook for ten more minutes. We don’t mind because we love it. Melt butter with brown sugar, vanilla, and cinnamon in a 10 inch skillet over low heat until sugar dissolves. Clearly I’m not alone in this last craving… as evidenced by the fact that Instagram is basically 32% banana bread these days. I did not want to use rum, so I substituted pineapple juice in the sauce, but you couldn’t taste it. I didn’t have rum so I had to skip step three,but it turned out  delicious anyway.. I’m baking this right now and it seems like too much batter for one loaf. Hi Jennifer, I’m so glad you enjoyed it! I made these as cupcakes and they were delish! I took the black banana's and placed them in a glass bowl, whole with the skins still on the banana's. I have been saving three bananas on my counter to use for this recipe! 3. Yesterday I made it gluten free and dairy free (using 3 smaller loaf pans and reducing the bake time) for my nieces. If alkyhol isn’t you jam, leave it out.