Glazed Dulce de Leche Banana Bread

Sweet, soft banana bread is loaded with the flavor you already love and topped with a new, rich dulce de leche glaze that you won’t be able to get enough of.
By Michelle Verkade

Glazed Dulce de Leche Banana Bread

This is what breakfast, snack, and dessert all rolled into one glorious quick bread looks like.

It’s basically a crime not to make this, because, wait for it–

Drum roll please…

The glaze is made of dulce de leche.

If I hated banana bread, I would eat this just for the glaze. But I don’t hate banana bread. And I
don’t hate dulce de leche.

Glazed Dulce de Leche Banana Bread

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Glazed Dulce de Leche Banana Bread
 
Sweet, soft banana bread is loaded with the flavor you already love and topped with a new, rich dulce de leche glaze that you won't be able to get enough of.
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Recipe Type: Dessert, Baking, Cake
Serves: about 12 to 15 slices
Ingredients
Bread
  • 3-4 medium or large bananas
  • 2 Tbsp brown sugar
  • 1½ tsp vanilla extract
  • ½ tsp ground cinnamon
  • ½ cup butter, softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • ¼ tsp salt
Glaze
  • 1 cup dulce de leche
Instructions
  1. Preheat the oven to 350F. Grease one 9x5 pan or two 8x4 pans.
  2. In a small bowl, mash bananas, brown sugar, vanilla extract, and ground cinnamon.
  3. In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar together until light and fluffy.
  4. Add in eggs and beat until mixed.
  5. To the wet ingredients, sift in flour, baking soda, and salt.
  6. Stir until just combined.
  7. Pour in mashed bananas, and mix until combined.
  8. Bake at 350 for 35-40 minutes (for two 8x4 pans) or until cake tester comes out
  9. clean with just a few moist crumbs stuck to it. If using one 9x5 pan, bake at 350 for
  10. minutes; then lower the temp to 325 and bake for 15-20 or until cake tester
  11. comes out clean with just a few moist crumbs stuck to it.
  12. Allow to cool for 10 minutes. Move to a wire cooling rack.
  13. Glaze
  14. In a microwave safe bowl, heat dulce de leche in 10 second increments, until it has
  15. begun to melt and is easier to work with. Pour dulce de leche over your banana
  16. bread.**
  17. Allow glaze to set and enjoy!
Notes
**Because the dulce de leche glaze is a bit messy, I usually place a silicone mat (paper
towels would work a

 

Michelle Verkade

Michelle is the creator and recipe developer at A Latte Food, a site dedicated to all things sugar and spice. And coffee. There you will find a variety of delicious desserts and classic comfort foods that are easy to whip up and even easier to eat! For more on Michelle, feel free to visit her blog and connect with her on Twitter, Pinterest, and Facebook.

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