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Banana Pull Apart Bread

20 mins

24

What you are creating

You'll go bananas over this bread! Our yeast based pull-apart bread with bananas and caramel is like monkey bread and quick and delicious ! It combines the sweetness of ripe bananas with the fluffy texture of yeast bread. Double the recipe for a bundt pan version or use a sheet pan per the recipe. Whip it up for brunch or dessert or really anytime of the day!

Directions:

Prepare dough according to video instructions.



Ingredients
  • 2 teaspoons active dry yeast

  • 1 tablespoon plus 1/2 cup packed brown sugar, divided

  • 1 cup warm 1% milk (110°)

  • 1 cup mashed ripe bananas (about 2 large)

  • 1 large egg, room temperature

  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted

  • 1 teaspoon salt

  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

  • 5-1/4 to 5-3/4 cups all-purpose flour

  • 2 teaspoons Madagascar vanilla or vanilla bean paste

GLAZE:

  • 2/3 cup packed brown sugar

  • 1/2 cup heavy cream

  • 6 tablespoons butter, cubed

COATING:

  • 3/4 cup chopped pecans, toasted (optional, I don’t like nuts so I didn’t use them)

  • 6 tablespoons butter, melted

  • 1-1/4 cups sugar

  • 2-1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon

GARNISH:

  • 1 large banana, sliced

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A note about ingredients used in our recipes:

When creating our recipes we use the following unless otherwise noted in the recipe:

  • Eggs = Large Eggs

  • All Purpose Flour = Unbleached All Purpose King Arthur Flour or Unbleached All Purpose King Arthur Flour Organic

  • Bread Flour = Unbleached King Arthur Bread Flour or Unbleached King Arthur Bread Flour Organic

  • Whole Wheat Flour = 100% Whole Grain King Arthur Whole Wheat Flour

  • Pastry Flour = Bob’s Red Mill Unbleached White Fine Pastry Flour 

  • Almond Flour = Bob’s Red Mill Super-Fine Almond Flour 

  • Tapioca Flour = Bob’s Red Mill Tapioca Flour (Tapioca Starch)

  • Sour Cream = Full Fat Sour Cream

  • Yogurt = Full Fat Yogurt

  • Milk = As indicated or if Milk is just listed you may use 1%, 2% or Whole Milk

  • Butter = Unsalted Sweet Cream butter unless otherwise noted

  • Oil = Either Olive oil or Vegetable oil unless otherwise noted

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Categories:

Yeast Breads, Bread

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