Bananas Foster Bread

Bananas Foster Bread


Yield: 16 servings (serving size: 1 slice

  •     1 1/2 cups mashed ripe banana
  •     1 cup packed brown sugar, divided
  •     6 tablespoons butter, melted and divided
  •     1/4 cup dark rum, divided
  •     1/3 cup plain fat-free yogurt
  •     2 large eggs
  •     6.75 ounces all-purpose flour (about 1 1/2 cups)
  •     3/4 teaspoon baking soda
  •     1/2 teaspoon salt
  •     1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  •     Cooking spray
  •     1/3 cup powdered sugar


  1.  Preheat oven to 350°.
  2. Combine banana, 1/2 cup brown sugar, 5 tablespoons butter, and 3 tablespoons rum in a nonstick skillet.
  3. Cook over medium heat until mixture begins to bubble.
  4. Remove from heat; cool. Place yogurt, remaining 1/2 cup brown sugar, and eggs in a large bowl
  5. and mix until combined. Add the cooled banana mixture and beat with a mixer at medium speed.
  6. Weigh or lightly spoon flour into dry measuring cups; level with a knife. Combine flour and next 4 ingredients (through cinnamon) in a small bowl. Add flour mixture to banana mixture; beat just until blended. Pour batter into a 9 x 5-inch loaf pan coated with cooking spray. Bake at 350° for 50 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Remove from oven; cool 10 minutes in pan on a wire rack. Remove bread from pan; place on wire rack.
  7.  Combine remaining 1 tablespoon melted butter, remaining 1 tablespoon rum, and powdered sugar; stir until well blended. Drizzle over the warm bread.
  8. Slice and Serve.

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