This deliciously moist banana bread is elevated with the addition of the classic flavor of maple-walnut. It’s topped with a sweet maple syrup glaze and crunchy chopped walnut pieces.Moist banana bread meets the wonderful flavor of maple-walnut. #bananabread #maplewalnut #banananutbread #bananawalnutbread

I feel like 2018 has been a slow start for me. We’re already a third of the way through the month and I’m just getting back into the groove of things. I’m hoping to pick up the pace very soon, as I have big plans for this year, starting with a home office remodel and maybe even a new blog. How do you guys feel about wine and dessert pairing?Moist banana bread meets the wonderful flavor of maple-walnut. #bananabread #maplewalnut #banananutbread #bananawalnutbread

Anyways, to kick things off for the new year, let’s talk about this amazing maple glazed banana walnut bread. I love adding walnuts to my banana breads. It adds a nice contrast in texture to the soft and moist bread. I also love pairing the flavor of maple syrup and walnuts together. It reminds of my childhood and going out for ice cream with my mom. It was her favorite ice cream flavor.Moist banana bread meets the wonderful flavor of maple-walnut. #bananabread #maplewalnut #banananutbread #bananawalnutbread

The bread and the glaze is all made by hand in this recipe. I’m finding I’m using my electric mixers less and less these days. To me, it’s just easier and quicker to make things by hand.Moist banana bread meets the wonderful flavor of maple-walnut. #bananabread #maplewalnut #banananutbread #bananawalnutbread

This banana walnut bread is full of crunchy walnuts and fruity banana flavor. It’s topped with a thick creamy glaze that has a sweet-smokey maple flavor. Crunchy, creamy, sweet and fruity – this banana walnut bread has it all!

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Moist banana bread meets the wonderful flavor of maple-walnut. #bananabread #maplewalnut #banananutbread #bananawalnutbread

Maple Glazed Banana Walnut Bread


  • Author: Little Sweet Baker
  • Prep Time: 15 min
  • Cook Time: 1 hour 10 min
  • Total Time: 1 hour 25 minutes
  • Yield: 1 - 9x5" loaf

Description

This moist and flavorful banana bread is elevated with the addition of a delicious thick maple-walnut glaze.


Ingredients

  • 2 cups (250g) all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup (100g) granulated sugar
  • 1 1/2 tsp (8g) baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp (2g) salt
  • 1 cup (245g) ripe mashed bananas
  • 1/2 cup (125ml) vegetable oil
  • 1/2 cup (125ml) maple syrup
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 tsp (5ml) vanilla extract
  • 1 cup (125g) chopped walnuts

Glaze

  • 1 cup (125g) powdered sugar
  • 2 tbsp (30ml) maple syrup
  • 1 tsp (5ml) maple extract
  • 12 tbsp milk or cream
  • 1/4 cup (30g) chopped walnuts

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 325F and grease a 9×5″ loaf pan.
  2. In a large bowl, toss together the flour, sugar, baking soda and salt. Set aside.
  3. In a medium bowl, whisk together the mashed bananas, vegetable oil, maple syrup, eggs and vanilla.
  4. Add the wet ingredients to the dry and mix together until almost combined. Fold in the walnuts until just combined. Pour into prepared loaf pan.
  5. Bake for 1 hour 10 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean. Let cool completely before glazing.
  6. To make the glaze; whisk together the powdered sugar, maple syrup and extract in a small bowl. Add just enough milk or cream to make the glaze smooth. Slowly pour over cooled bread. Sprinkle with walnut pieces. Let dry for a few minutes before slicing.

  • Category: dessert, breakfast, snack
  • Method: bake
  • Cuisine: American

Keywords: banana walnut bread recipe, maple walnut banana bread, maple glaze recipe

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