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Country Pumpkin & Banana Cinnamon Bread {Pumpkin Glaze}

Servings: 12
Calories:
Author: Kim Lange

Ingredients

Pumpkin & Banana Bread

  • 1 box spice or yellow cake mix dry cake mix only
  • 14.5 oz can pumpkin reserve 2 tablespoons for pumpkin glaze
  • 3 bananas very ripe and mashed
  • 2 egg whites
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
  • Optional: ⅓ cup walnuts chopped

Cinnamon Swirl Topping

  • cup granulated sugar
  • cup brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon
  • 1-2 teaspoons water

Pumpkin Glaze

  • 2 tablespoons heavy cream
  • 1-2 cups powdered sugar depending on how thick you want the glaze
  • 2 tablespoons of reserved pumpkin
  • ½ teaspoon cinnamon

Instructions

Pumpkin & Banana Bread

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Use a 9x5-inch loaf pan and spray with non-stick spray or line with foil and spray with non-stick spray to get out easily for slicing.
  • Beat together dry cake mix, pumpkin, mashed bananas, egg whites, vanilla extract, cinnamon and pumpkin pie spice.
  • If you want walnuts, fold them in the pumpkin mixture just until incorporated.
  • Transfer batter evenly into loaf pan. Add Cinnamon swirl or you can leave out, it's optional.

Cinnamon Swirl:

  • In a small bowl combine whisk the sugars, cinnamon and water together. Pour over the bread, then use the tip of the knife to make cinnamon swirl designs into the bread.
  • Bake for 50-55 minutes until toothpick inserted into center comes out clean.
  • Let cool for about 10-15 minutes, remove from pan and cool completely before adding glaze.

Glaze

  • In small bowl, whisk heavy cream and powdered sugar together until well-blended. Add pumpkin and cinnamon and blend until smooth.
  • If your mixture has any lumps, just put it in the microwave for 10 to 15 seconds, and mix until smooth.
  • Drizzle glaze with a spoon, and let glaze set before slicing.

Notes

Baking options: Bake 30-40 min. for 2 loaf recipe, 15-20 minutes for muffins or 50 - 55 minutes for one full loaf recipe or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.
You can have this 3 ways, pumpkin banana bread alone, pumpkin banana bread with cinnamon swirl topping or Country Pumpkin & Banana Cinnamon Bread {Pumpkin Glaze} <---- the whole kit and kaboodle!