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Country Pumpkin & Banana Cinnamon Bread {Pumpkin Glaze}
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Country Pumpkin & Banana Cinnamon Bread {Pumpkin Glaze}

This banana bread is super moist, delicious, it's perfect and packed with fall flavors of cinnamon and pumpkin with every heavenly bite you partake in.  Hello!  You can make this bread 3 ways!  Make the Pumpkin Banana Cinnamon Bread by itself or add a cinnamon swirl or add a tempting pumpkin glaze, or do all 3!   This country loaf has me in an absolute tizzy!  I completely surrender!
Course: Breakfast
Keyword: banana, banana bread, breakfast, cake mix, cinnamon, easy quick bread, fall baking, pumpkin, snack
Servings: 8
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!