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Caramel Banana Bread

Banana bread that is moist and tasty. Add the easy to make caramel and it becomes a dessert too.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time1 hr 10 mins
Total Time1 hr 25 mins
Course: Bread, Breakfast, Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: banana, bread, caramel, quick bread, snack
Servings: 2 bread pans


  • 1/2 Cup butter Softened
  • 1 1/2 Cups sugar
  • 2 Large eggs
  • 3 Bananas mashed
  • 8 Ounces Sour Cream if you don't have it, use whole milk
  • 2 Tsp. vanilla
  • 3/4 Tsp. cinnamon
  • 1/8 Tsp. Nutmeg
  • 1 1/2 Tsp. baking soda
  • 2 1/4 Cups all-purpose flour


  • 3/4 Cup butter
  • 1 Cup brown sugar
  • 6 TBL. milk


Banana Bread

  • Preheat oven to 325 degrees F. Grease two 7X3 inch loaf pans.
  • In a large bowl, cream butter, sugar, and eggs.
  • Add mashed bananas, sour cream, vanilla, and cinnamon
  • Mix flour and baking soda-then add to the banana mixture.
    Banana Bread Mixture
  • Divide into prepared pans.
    banana bread in loaf pans
  • Bake 1 hour and 10 minutes on 325 degrees F.


  • Add butter, brown sugar, and milk in sauce pan. Continuously stirring, heat over medium-high heat until rolling boil. A rolling boil is when the boiling action continues even when you are stirring.
  • To help you visualize what a rolling boil is...This picture is of the caramel mixture just starting to boil.
    Caramel starting to boil
  • This picture is of the caramel mixture at a rolling boil. When the mixture gets to this point, boil for 2 minutes. After 2 minutes, take off heat and let caramel cool for 30 minutes to 1 hour.
    Caramel mixture at rolling boil

Finishing Touch

  • Once both the banana bread and caramel mixture are cool. Divide the caramel mixture between the two loaves of bread and spoon the caramel over the top of the loaves. enjoy!
    Caramel Glaze over Banana Bread