Banana Bread with Crumb Topping

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This banana bread with crumb topping is a recipe from my Grandma’s friend, Eleanor. It is a great banana bread recipe. It’s moist and full of banana flavor. I added the crumb topping because I love a little crunch on my banana bread.

Banana Bread with a Crumb Topping
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This is an easy recipe too, just takes minutes to put together!

Crumb Topped Banana Bread
Banana Bread with Crumb Topping

Banana Bread with Crumb Topping

Delicious, moist banana bread with a great crumb topping. This is a family favorite bread recipe from my Grandma's friend, Elenor.
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Prep Time:15 minutes
Cook Time:1 hour
Total Time:1 hour 15 minutes


  • loaf pan


Banana Bread

  • ½ cup oil canola
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 3 bananas the more ripe the better
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 1 tsp vanilla

Crumb Topping

  • ¼ cup flour
  • ¼ cup brown sugar
  • ¼ tsp ground cinnamon
  • 3 tbsp butter cold and cut into cubes


  • Preheat your oven to 350°. Spray a loaf pan with nonstick spray or grease with butter.
  • In a mixing bowl, add the oil, sugar, eggs, vanilla, and bananas. Mix until creamed together well.
  • In a separate bowl, add the flour, baking soda, and salt. Whisk until combined.
  • Slowly add the dry ingredients to the mixer bowl on a low speed.
  • Add the batter to the greased loaf pan.

Crumb Topping

  • In a bowl, add the flour, brown sugar, ground cinnamon, and cubed butter. Use a pastry cutter or a fork to break down the butter pieces until they are pea-sized.
    Crumb Topping
  • Sprinkle the crumb topping on top of the banana bread batter.
  • Bake your bread for about 1 hour. Check at an hour if a toothpick inserted in the center of the bread comes out clean. If still sticking, add 5 more minutes and check again.
Course: Breakfast, Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: banana, bread
Servings: 1 loaf
Cost: $5

The smell of fresh-baked bread is such a comforting smell. SO if you’ve got some bananas that need to be used, this banana bread with crumb topping is perfect for you!

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