Coffee Crunch Banana Bread

Now, this is not your everyday banana bread. Coffee granules add an interesting twist to the usual.

First, mix the brown sugar, cooking oats, walnuts, butter, and coffee granules together.

In another bowl, mix the flour, baking powder and salt. IN another bowl, add sugar and butter, then eggs. Add bananas, vanilla and yogurt. Then slowly add the flour mixture.

Pour into pan and sprinkle with crunch topping.




1/4 cup packed brown sugar

1/4 cup quick-cooking oats

1/4 cup chopped walnuts

2 tbsp. butter

1 tesp. instant coffee granules

2 cups flour

3/4 tsp. baking powder

1/2 tsp. salt

1/3 cup

1 cup sugar

2 eggs

1 1/2 cups bananas, about 3

1 tsp. vanilla extract

1/3 cup vanilla yogurt

1/2 cup powdered sugar

2 tsp. milk

Hat oven to 350 F. For the coffee crunch topping, mix the first 5 ingredients with fingers until teh mixture holds together in clumps. In a small bowl, mix flour, baking powder and salt. In large bowl, beat the butter and the sugar. Add eggs one at a time. Then add bananas, yogurt, vanilla extract. Slowly add flour mixture, pour into pan and sprinkle with coffee-crunch topping. Bake 60-65 minutes. Cool completely. For glaze, mix powdered sugar and milk until thin enough to drizzle over loaf.


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