As the air turns crisp and leaves paint the world in hues of amber and gold, it's time to usher in the flavors of fall. And what better way to do so than with a slice of warm, spiced Pumpkin Banana Bread? This delightful twist on a classic favorite marries the earthy richness of
pumpkin with the natural sweetness of ripe bananas. Join us as we guide you through the steps to craft a loaf that's a perfect balance of moistness, sweetness, and that unmistakable hint of spice.
– Cook Time: – 60 mins – Total Time: – 1 hr 15 min – Servings: 10-12
– Cooking spray or butter, for greasing – 1 cup coarsely mashed very ripe bananas, from about 2 medium bananas – 2 large eggs – 3/4 cup light brown sugar – 1/2 cup olive oil – 1/4 cup plain greek yogurt – 1 cup pumpkin puree – 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
– 2 cups (255 grams) all purpose flour – 1 1/2 tablespoons pumpkin pie spice – 1 teaspoon baking soda – 1/4 teaspoon baking powder – 1/4 teaspoon fine salt – 1/4 cup coarsely chopped pecans, walnuts, or pepitas, for garnish, optional