Roasted Banana Bread with Streusel Topping

Sharing a favorite banana bread recipe today!  This Roasted Banana Bread with Streusel Topping is sweet, rich and an absolute must-bake for banana bread lovers!

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Banana Bread Recipe

Banana bread recipes are some of my favorite things to bake for my family. I get a little excited every time I see bananas that have gotten dark because I know I’ll be making banana bread!

Have you tried roasting your bananas before adding them to your batter? They become caramelized from the butter and brown sugar…literally a dream. Sweet and rich. So excited for you to try this new recipe!

Try my Chocolate Chip Pistachio Banana Bread too!  Follow Picky Palate on Instagram for daily recipe inspiration.

How To Roast Bananas

banana bread recipe

Slice 2 large ripe bananas into 1/2 inch slices.

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Place into ramekin or other small baking dish of choice. Top with cubed cold butter and brown sugar. Bake then remove and let cool for 10 minutes.  They’ll be golden brown.

Caramelized Roasted Banana Bread with Oat Streusel banana bread recipe

Prepare your banana bread batter…wet ingredients then dry.

Banana Bread Recipe

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Transfer batter into small loaf pan lightly sprayed with cooking spray.

banana bread recipe

Place all of the streusel ingredients into a food processor. Pulse until crumbly dough starts to form. Place streusel pieces on top of banana bread batter and bake!

banana bread recipe

Let your bread cool completely before slicing. It will be worth the wait, trust me!

banana bread recipe

Crunchy sweet oat streusel in every bite. Mmm!

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Caramelized Roasted Banana Bread with Oat Streusel Image

Roasted Banana Bread with Streusel Topping

This Roasted Banana Bread with Streusel Topping is sweet, rich and an absolute must-bake for banana bread lovers!
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Prep Time 45 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour 25 minutes
Total Time 2 hours 10 minutes
Servings: 8 servings
Calories: 281kcal
Author: Jenny
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Caramelized Roasted Bananas

  • 2 large bananas
  • 2 tbsp unsalted butter cold and cubed
  • 2 tbsp packed light brown sugar

Banana Bread

  • 1 stick unsalted butter softened
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 tsp pure vanilla extract
  • 1 cup all purpose flour
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp kosher salt

Oat Streusel

  • 4 tbsp unsalted butter cold and cubed
  • 1/4 cup all purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup packed light brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup oats Quaker 3 minute steel cut oats
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon


  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Place sliced bananas into a baking dish. Place butter evenly over bananas and sprinkle brown sugar on top. Bake for 25-30 minutes or until golden and bubbly. Remove and let cool for 10 minutes.
  • To prepare banana bread, preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Cream butter and sugar in large bowl until well combined. Stir in egg and vanilla then roasted bananas. Add flour, cinnamon, baking soda and salt. Stir until combined then transfer to lightly greased small loaf pan.
  • To prepare oat streusel place cold butter cubes, flour, brown sugar, oats and cinnamon in food processor. Pulse until mixture becomes a crumbly dough. Remove and place crumbles evenly over banana bread. Bake for 55-65 minutes, until baked through. Let cool completely then slice.


Calories: 281kcal | Carbohydrates: 46g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 44mg | Sodium: 238mg | Potassium: 148mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 26g | Vitamin A: 315IU | Vitamin C: 2.6mg | Calcium: 25mg | Iron: 1.3mg
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124 Responses
  1. Theresa Bowen

    I like my oatmeal in cookies, with dark chocolate and dried cherries!
    Or my grandma’s apple crisp, topped with caramel sauce.

  2. Lindsay

    I love my oatmeal with brown sugar, cinnamon, walnuts, and chopped apples. It tastes like apple pie!

  3. Ann Marcano

    I love oatmeal with strawberries, bananas slightly macerated and top with sliced almonds.

  4. judy cooper

    My husband and I love Oatmeal on Sunday morning, with fresh apples, raisins and cinnamon. yum

  5. Deb C.

    I enjoy my hot oatmeal topped with honey, raisins and cinnamon. What a fantastic way to begin my day :)!

  6. Lauren @ Healthy Delicious

    I love this! Oats in band bread sounds so yummy and roasting the bananas is just brilliant.

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