Aug
20
2012

S’mores Banana Bread

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I might have a slight addiction of making s’mores recipes.  Perhaps I need a fun round-up of all of them :)

This banana bread is dangerous I have to warn you.  It’s got marshmallow bits throughout the batter with chocolate and graham cracker stuffed right in the middle.  It’s sweet and irresistible.

It’s whipped up in one bowl too, so you won’t be making a mess of the whole kitchen.  Woohoo!  Enjoy friends!

Simple enough right?

My special kitchen banana bread helper.  Love this toothless boy!

Add your butter and sugar right to the bowl.

Stir until creamy, a good 60 seconds with the spoon.

Add your egg then give a good stir.

Add those mashed bananas.

Add your dry ingredients.

Add some Marshmallow Bits.

You should actually add your sour cream after the bananas, but I remembered it at the end, lol!  It all still bakes fine :)

Pour half of the batter into a greased loaf pan.

Break out a couple sheets of grahams.

Layer them flat like so.

Perhaps my favorite part of the recipe :)

Yes!!

Layer the chocolate over the graham.

Like so :)

Pour the remaining batter over top and you are ready to bake!

Mmmm!  Enjoy.

S’mores Banana Bread

S'mores Banana Bread 4Ingredients

  • 6 tablespoons unsalted softened butter
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 2 large ripe bananas
  • 1/4 cup sour cream
  • 1 cup all purpose Gold Medal Flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 cup Kraft Marshmallow Bits
  • 2 full sheets graham cracker
  • 2 full Hershey Bars

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. and spray a 9x3x5 inch loaf pan generously with non stick cooking spray.
  2. Place butter into a large mixing bowl and stir in sugar until well combined. Add egg, bananas and sour cream mixing until well combined. Stir in flour, baking soda, baking powder, salt and marshmallow bits until combined. Pour half of the batter into prepared loaf pan. Layer with graham crackers then Hershey Bars. Top with remaining banana bread batter spreading evenly then bake for 50-55 minutes or until baked through. Let cool for 30 minutes then remove from pan and let cool completely. Cut into slices and serve!  Garnish top of bread with additional marshmallow bits if desired.

Makes 12 slices

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My Sneaky Friends threw me a Virtual Baby Shower Today!  Love these girls!  Be sure to see their delicious recipes!

Amanda • i am bakerSpecial Cake for a “Picky Palate”
Amanda • Kevin and AmandaCinnamon Blueberry Biscoff Breakfast Cookies
Angie • BakerellaBaby Faces
Averie • Averie Cooks Chocolate Banana and Biscoff Graham Bars
Bev • Bev CooksHorseradish Deviled Eggs
Bridget • Bake at 350Cute as a Button Cupcakes
Cheryl • TidyMomSalted Caramel Cupcakes
Gaby • Whats Gaby Cooking Blueberry Buttermilk Cake
Heather • Heather’s DishPerfect Pancake Bites
Julie • The Little KitchenMixed Berry Mint Slushies
Kathy • Panini HappyBaby Oreo Ice Cream Pies
Kristan • Confessions of a Cookbook QueenHomemade Animal Crackers
Lauren • Lauren’s LatestMini Chocolate Lava Cakes
Lori • Recipe GirlOreo and Caramel Stuffed Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars
Maria • Two Peas and Their PodCookies ‘n Cream Sheet Cake
Marian • SweetopiaBaby Shower Cookie Favors
Marla • Family Fresh CookingBlueberry Mint Agua Fresca
Michelle • Brown Eyed BakerShrimp Nacho Bites
Brooks • Recipe BoyChocolate Dipped Peanut Butter Cup Stuffed Oreos
Robyn • Add a PinchBlue Velvet Cake
Naomi • Bakers RoyalChocolate and Peanut Butter Cookie Trifles
Shelly • Cookies and CupsOreo Pop Baby Rattles
Teresa • Blooming On Bainbridge • Pom Pom Cupcakes

And a huge thank you to Marla {Family Fresh Cooking} for putting this together!


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  1. 1
    Amanda says:

    Oh my gosh girl! These photos have my jaw dropping!! How fabulous does that banana bread look?! It looks so perfectly moist and delicious! Can’t wait to see you soon girl. Miss you!! xoxox

  2. 2

    Gorgeous and delicious!

    Happy virtual shower!

  3. 3

    I already loved banana bread but this is kind of genius.

  4. 4

    What the what! I’m sort of glad you have an obsession with s’mores recipes!! This is insane!

  5. 5

    This banana bread looks incredible!!!!! And how wonderful is this baby shower?

  6. 6

    What a great idea Jenny! And Happy Baby Shower! You’re so lucky to be blessed with so many talented treats friends!

  7. 7
    katie says:

    This is genius! I love this idea! P.s. congrats on baby boy #3! Loving all the recipes our wonderful community shared for your virtual baby shower!

  8. 8

    Well, this is just about the most ridiculous banana bread ever!! Love those mini marshmallows!

  9. 9

    Banana bread will never be the same. This looks fantabulous!

  10. 10
    Lauren says:

    Glad you were surprised!! And this bread looks ridiculous.

  11. 11

    So excited to be able to celebrate YOU today! <3

  12. 12

    in the words of my kids favorite program, ‘yo gabba gabba’ – yummy, yummy in my tummy! lol! this looks too good…

  13. 13

    Jenny this looks delicious! I bet it’s an awesome bite to bite into that graham cracker (and chocolate!) in the middle of a slice of this bread. Mmm, great thinking!

    And we hope you’re enjoying your special day! :) I heart you!

  14. 14
  15. 15

    oh my gosh that seriously looks amazing! i love the layer of chocolate! yum!

  16. 16
    Heather H. says:

    This looks just perfect for using up all those S’mores supplies
    some of us have left after having such a dry and hot summer. We
    haven’t been able to have any campfires at all! Thanks, Jenny.

  17. 17
    carrian says:

    This recipe looks so fun and yummy. Congrats on baby! So excited for you!!

  18. 18

    Congratulations on the baby shower and this bread looks phenomenal! What a great twist to celebrate the end of summer with s’mores!

  19. 19

    A layer of graham crackers and Hershey bars right through the middle? Genius! I’m impressed; pregnancy suits you! I was barely inspired to take a shower most days. ;) Congratulations and best wishes to you; so so exciting.

  20. 20
    Caley says:

    Oh my goodness, this is amazing! It makes me want to try a layer of Reese’s Cups or Cookies and Cream or Oreos or…!!! :) Happy virtual baby shower!

  21. 21
    Dana N says:

    OK, I’ll have to stop reading your blog – your recipes are KILLING my waistline, LOL. This one is totally going on my must-try list though. Fabulous idea!

  22. 22
    Chels R. says:

    My kids would love this!!!

  23. 23
    JulieD says:

    I love this…this is why you are a baking genius!! S’mores and banana bread? I’m in love with both and combining them…oh man!! Congrats again on baby #3!! I can’t wait to see pictures!!

  24. 24

    I am a s’mores freak too! LOl! I’ve made s’mores bread before and used crushed graham crackers for some of the flour and used chocolate chips in place of the chocolate bar. But I never thought to bake the chocolate bar or graham crackers in there whole.

  25. 25

    WOW! This is a genius idea! I never thought to add something to the center of quick bread…the wheels are turning…

  26. 26
    Bob says:

    Looks freaking awesome! My favourite part is definitely the chocolate bar. ;)

  27. 27

    Mallow bits??? How did I not know these existed!!! This looks amazing and happy shower to you!

  28. 28
    Brenda says:

    Love your blog! Love the idea of a virtual baby shower! I follow many of the other blogs as well. Congratulations!

  29. 29
    Maria says:

    Love this bread! Glad you had fun at your shower:) Wish I could have served you a piece of cake:) Congrats girl! So happy for you!

  30. 30

    Fun flavors for a banana bread! I have to try some of those cute mini-marshmallows! Happy you enjoyed your special shower surprise!

  31. 31
  32. 32

    How do you come up with these things?! Amazing!

  33. 33
    Rose Taylor says:

    I’m only used to the regular banana bread and it’s my favorite! This recipe makes a twist with graham crackers and Hershey bars! A must try for me! Congratulations!

  34. 34
    Cheyenne Renard says:

    Hello Dearie, I hope ur feeling great and the babie is doing great also ur boys and hubby. What color is your Kitchenaid mixer i just love it. I also love the blog.too Do u know what ur having a boy or a girl ? Take care of your self. Are u having ur baby at Hoag or Mission Viejo our kids were born at Hoag when it was cool to have a baby there thats where any one who was some one had the baby. Funny how times have changed now there is Mission and Saddleback too AT any rate i hope u have an easy time of it memories now that i live in Henderson Nevada the place to have a baby is St Rose Hospital for those in the know.I used to live in Newport/Huntington Beach all my life miss it probley going to come to the OC soon again if you know the color of the Kitchenaid u see if dont get out much haha Love and Blessings Cheyenne

  35. 35
    tanya1234 says:

    m it looks yummy thankx

  36. 36

    I am absolutely pinning this one, Jenny. Can’t wait to try it out!

    Keep writing…

  37. 37
    Janice says:

    Just wondering, does the graham cracker stay crispy??

  38. 38

    Such a creative version of banana bread!

  39. 39

    Toothless or otherwise, you boy is adorable!

    And that bread looks absolutely yum!

  40. 40
    Nicole says:

    Making this tonight!!!!!

  41. 41

    This bread looks awesome!!! My mouth is watering!

  42. 42

    You are so talented; your photos and posts are so well done. Seriously, you take such great action shots and I love seeing your steps in every recipe.
    What a cute baby shower idea! So fun.
    Have a great night; hope you are feeling fabulous.
    Miss you.
    xo

  43. 43
    emilee says:

    as someone who looooves s’more recipes, i vote yes on the s’mores recipe roundup! this bread looks fabulous.

  44. 44

    Wow, those pictures are amazing. This could be the best s’mores recipe I’ve seen yet. Pinned and tweeted!

  45. 45
    Jamie says:

    YUMMY! This sounds delish! Love all your recipes, they are always a hit!

    How do you think it would turn out if I chopped up the chocolate into small chunks, broke up the crackers into smaller pieces, and mixed it into the batter with the marshmallows? I want to make this, but not sure if I want a surprise in the middle or all mixed throughout!

    Thanks again for all your wonderful recipes!

  46. 46

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  47. 47
    Anna says:

    I’ll be making this today but not eating it til Sunday for our Sunday School class!! They love all the recipes I’ve made on your site. I am so addicted to your recipes that I had to get on a diet!! Not even kidding. So it will be in the freezer until then and I will treat myself to a nice sized slice, OH YEAH!!!

  48. 48
    Konae Putman says:

    I made this and YYYYYYYUUUUUUMMMMMMMMMMMM!!!!!!!
    Thanks!

  49. 49

    What a fun twist on banana bread – that layer of chocolate and graham crackers in the middle is calling my name!

  50. 50

    [...] I first saw this pin on Picky-Palate, I was immediately intrigued! Look how cool the middle of the bread [...]

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