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Cinnamon Swirl Banana Bread

Servings 1 Loaf


Banana Bread:

  • 4 over-ripe bananas
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1/3 cup melted butter
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 1/2 cups flour

Cinnamon Swirl:

  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1 Tbsp cinnamon


  • Pre-heat oven to 350*F. Butter & flour a loaf pan or line bottom with parchment paper & spray sides with cooking spray.
  • In a stand mixer with the paddle attachment, mix bananas until they are mushy. Add sugar, butter, egg & vanilla until combined.
  • Sprinkle baking soda & salt on top of banana mixture & then gently mix in flour until just combined. Do not over-mix!
  • In a small bowl, mix together the ⅓ cup sugar & 1 Tbsp cinnamon.
  • Add half the batter into the prepared loaf pan. Sprinkle ⅔ of the cinnamon-sugar mixture over the batter. Add the other half of the banana batter & top with the remaining cinnamon-sugar.
  • Bake for 50-60 minutes. Check doneness with a toothpick. Allow to cool completely before slicing. Keep leftovers in a plastic bag to preserve moistness.


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