Salted Caramel Banana Bread

Irresistible Delight : Salted Caramel Banana Bread

Introduction: Elevate your love for banana bread by embracing the irresistible fusion of moist banana goodness with the sweet and salty allure of salted caramel. This Salted Caramel Banana Bread recipe is a game-changer, capturing hearts with its luscious flavors. Once you've experienced the magic of this delightful creation, you won't be able to resist sharing the joy.

Discovery and Inspiration: In a quest to rescue overripe bananas from being wasted, I stumbled upon this gem of a recipe. The addition of salted caramel was a revelation, turning ordinary banana bread into a culinary masterpiece. The first bite confirmed its exceptional status, and since then, it has become a staple in my kitchen. Now, I'm thrilled to share this recipe with you, as evidenced by my friend's immediate request for it upon tasting the first delectable slice.

Ingredients for Salted Caramel Banana Bread:

  • Three ripe bananas
  • 1/3 cup melted butter
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1 large beaten egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour

Salted Caramel Sauce Ingredients:

  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 1/4 cup thick cream
  • 1 tablespoon unsalted butter
  • Approximately 1/2 teaspoon sea salt

Salted Caramel Banana Bread


  1. Preparation:
    • Preheat your oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) and generously coat a 9x5-inch loaf pan with non-stick cooking spray.
  2. Banana Bread Batter:
    • In a large bowl, mash the bananas until smooth. Add sugar, baking soda, salt, and melted butter, mixing thoroughly.
    • Incorporate the beaten egg and vanilla extract into the mixture, stirring until well combined.
    • Gradually add flour to the bowl, stirring until just combined.
  3. Baking:
    • Transfer the batter to the prepared loaf pan and bake for 50 to 60 minutes, or until a knife inserted in the center comes out clean.
    • Allow the bread to cool in the pan for 10 minutes before transferring it to a wire rack for complete cooling.
  4. Salted Caramel Sauce:
    • While the bread cools, prepare the salted caramel sauce.
    • In a medium-sized pot, combine sugar and water, heating them over medium-high heat. Allow the mixture to boil without stirring until it turns a deep brown color.
    • Stir in the heavy cream slowly, ensuring thorough mixing.
    • Add unsalted butter and sea salt, stirring until the mixture achieves a smooth consistency.
  5. Finishing Touch:
    • Drizzle the prepared salted caramel glaze over the cooled banana bread, using a spoon or spatula to spread it evenly.

Indulge in Decadence: With its luscious caramel glaze, the Salted Caramel Banana Bread transforms into a dessert fit for any occasion. The harmonious blend of sweet and salty complements the fluffy, flavorful bread, making each bite a true delight. Embrace the indulgence, and savor the show-stealing dessert that is sure to leave a lasting impression. Try it, and relish every scrumptious bite!

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