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Bacon Banana Bread

This delicious sweet-and-salty banana bread makes a lovely breakfast or a mid-afternoon treat. Allow your bananas to overripen before baking, which will make them sweeter. If they’re too ripe for eating and streaked with brown or black marks, they’re probably just right for banana bread! With crumbles of uncured bacon from Coleman Natural, you’ll get a bit of that salty goodness in each bite.
SERVINGS
6-8 slices
PREP TIME
10 min
COOK TIME
70-80 min

INGREDIENTS

  • 8 slices Coleman Natural Bacon, cooked and cut into 1/4 to 1/2-inch pieces
  • 1 ¼ cup all-purpose flour, divided
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 3 medium bananas, mashed
  • 1/2 cup canola oil
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

INSTRUCTIONS

1 Watch a step-by-step video or get started below!

2 Preheat the oven to 325°F. Lightly grease a 9x5-inch loaf pan.

3 In a large bowl, combine 1 cup of the flour, baking soda, baking powder, and sugar.

4 Add the banana mixture to the dry ingredients, stirring until just combined.

5 In a small bowl, place the bacon and remaining ¼ cup of flour; toss until bacon is lightly coated.

6 Fold flour-coated bacon into the batter.

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7 Pour the batter into the prepared loaf pan.

8 Bake for 70-80 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean.

9 Cool in pan on a wire rack for 20 minutes before inverting the bread onto the wire rack to cool completely.

10 Cut and serve.