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Maple Glazed Banana Walnut Bread


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


  • 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


  • 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


  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.
  • Prep Time: 15 min
  • Cook Time: 1 hour 10 min
  • Category: dessert, breakfast, snack
  • Method: bake
  • Cuisine: American

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

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