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10 Inventive Banana Bread Recipes To Put A Delicious Spin On A Classic

I’m really bad about using bananas before they get super ripe, but maybe that’s secretly because I know once bananas start to turn brown— you can make banana bread with them. And there’s always a reason to make a nice loaf of banana bread, am I right?

Recently, when my bananas started to ripen, I started looking up banana bread recipes online because I usually just go with our mom’s recipe, but I didn’t have it on hand— so I turned to the next best thing— the Internet. I found that there are so many variations of this amazing bread that can be made. I’d only ever had the classic recipe, but why not mix it up a little bit, you know.

So far, I’ve made two of these 10 recipes. Both batches turned out to be incredibly delicious. If you’re looking to make banana bread for yourself anytime soon, I’d highly recommend giving any of these recipes a try because they are definitely Labels and Lacquer approved.

1. Almond Banana Bread

I love almond extract, and if you feel the same way, you’re going to love this recipe.

2. Cinnamon Swirl Banana Bread

Cinnamon is the perfect spice to add to basically anything. You’re going to love this swirl of cinnamon and sugar that runs through this loaf of bread. Get the recipe.

3. Chocolate Chip Banana Bread

Chocolate chips pair so nicely with bananas, so how could you say no to this recipe?

4. Peanut Butter Chocolate Banana Bread

Peanut butter chocolate banana bread sounds like pretty much the best thing ever, doesn’t it?

5. Blueberry Banana Bread

Why not get multiple doses of fruit in one slice, you know? Get the recipe.

6. Maple Glazed Banana Bread

A maple glaze is the perfect addition to banana bread for this fall season.

7. Chocolate Banana Bread

I’ve heard of adding chocolate chips before, but making chocolate banana bread through and through takes it to a whole other level of amazingness. I think I’ll be trying this rendition next.

8. Nutella Banana Bread

The Labels and Lacquer girls are huge fans of Nutella. So, adding it to banana bread sounds like a pretty brilliant idea to us. Get the recipe.

9. Pecan Coconut Banana Bread

10. Cream Cheese Banana Bread

Cream cheese banana bread sounds like the perfect thing to have with coffee for breakfast. Don’t mind if we do!

Put a delicious spin on a classic with any of these inventive banana bread recipes. Bananas getting ripe? You know what to do-- get to baking!

--Labels and Lacquer girls

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