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We always have bananas at my house and I am always looking for new recipes using bananas.  I made this bread using vanilla wafers, pineapple juice and nuts for the topping and we loved it. This is the only way I have made it, but you could use your imagination and add other fruits. This bread turned out so good and we liked it so much, it will be one of my “go to” recipes for bananas.  The whole wheat flour along with the nuts and pineapple give it a nutty, fruity taste we loved.

2 cups whole wheat flour
1 cup all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
1 cup brown sugar
1/2 cup white sugar
2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
3 eggs
1/2 cup oil (I used Canola)
1/2 cup sour cream
3 medium bananas, peeled and mashed. (Mine were overripe)
1 (20 ounce) can crushed pineapple, well drained.  Reserve 1/4 cup of the pineapple juice for the topping
Mix all dry ingredients together with a whisk in a large bowl.  Add eggs, oil, sour cream, mashed bananas and crushed pineapple and mix with a mixer.  Pour into two sprayed 9 inch loaf pans. Add topping.
1 cup crushed vanilla wafers (about 20 wafers) I put them in a plastic Ziploc bag and crush them with the rolling pin.
1/4 cup pineapple juice
1/4 cup sugar
1/2 cup walnut pieces (can use more and any nut you like)
Mix together wafer crumbs with pineapple juice and sugar.  Drop by teaspoon on top of bread mixture.  Sprinkle with walnuts or nuts.
Bake in preheated 350 degree oven 60 to 65 minutes until done in center.  Makes 2 loaves.  Enjoy!
 Don’t Forget to Pin!  pineapple-banana-bread

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  1. Can you use creamed cheese for sour cream

  2. You are killing me, woman!
    I am from the South – transplanted to Missouri and I miss the South so much! Love to see your recipes and try them. Can’t wait to try this one! Blessings to you!

  3. Oh my ! I’ve got to make this.Thanks

  4. Could I use just plain flour? I don’t have whole wheat in the pantry, and don’t want to have to g to the store’

  5. That topping put this dish over the top! So moist and yummy, I will get the kettle going.. Take Care, BAM

  6. Looks awesome! I always enjoy a crunchy topping and the combo of the fruity flavors has to be so tasty. Thanks so much for sharing – Pinning this one!

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