Cinnamon Swirl Banana Bread



2 cups whole wheat flour

3/4 tsp. baking soda

1 tsp. cinnamon

1/2 tsp. salt

1/2 cup of brown sugar, not packed tightly

4 tbsp. butter softened to room temperature

2 eggs

3 medium bananas, mashed

1/3 cup plain, Greek or vanilla yogurt

2 tsp. vanilla

1/4 cup sugar

2 tsp. more cinnamon

1/2 cup powdered sugar

1 tbsp. milk


1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.  Spray a 9 x 5 inch loaf pan with cooking spray and set aside.

2.  In a medium bowl, whisk together the flour, baking soda, 1 tsp. of cinnamon and salt.  Set aside.  In another bowl, beat the butter and brown sugar with a mixer.  Add the eggs and beat more.  Then stir in the banana, yogurt and vanilla.  Slowly add in the dry ingredients and mix until it is a thick batter.

3. Spoon half the batter into the loaf pan, spread evenly.  Then sprinkle the 1/4 cup of sugar and 2 tsp. cinnamon over the batter.  Top with the remaining batter mix.  Bake for 45 minutes in the oven.  Cool before adding the glaze to the top.

4. To make the glaze, combine the powdered sugar and milk in a small bowl.  Drizzle it over the bread.


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