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Coffee Toffee Banana Bread

Coffee Toffee Banana Bread is a perfect combination of banana bread and coffee cake - with a bonus hit of crunchy toffee topping. Just the ticket for your next brunch date.

Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Keyword Bananas, Breakfast, Brunch, Coffee, Coffee Toffee Banana Bread, Toffee
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 50 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 5 minutes


  • 1 cup mashed bananas 2 to 3 very ripe
  • ½ cup brewed coffee at room temperature
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • ½ tsp baking soda
  • ½ tsp each salt and nutmeg
  • ½ cup unsalted butter melted at room temperature
  • ¾ cup granulated sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tsp vanilla
  • ½ cup toffee bits
  • ¼ cup banana chips barely chopped


  1. 1 Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. 2 Grease a 9 x 5-inch loaf pan. In a medium bowl, stir bananas with coffee.
  3. 3 In another medium bowl, whisk flour with baking powder, baking soda, salt and nutmeg. In a large bowl, stir butter with sugar. Stir in eggs 1 at a time, beating well after each addition. Stir in banana coffee mixture and vanilla.
  4. 4 Gradually add flour mixture and half the toffee bits, stirring until blended. Turn into prepared pan, levelling as best you can. Bake in centre of preheated oven 25 minutes. Sprinkle with remaining toffee bits and banana chips. Continue to bake until a toothpick inserted in centre comes out clean, about 30 more minutes. Let stand in pan 10 minutes before turning out onto a rack. Serve warm or at room temperature. Banana bread is also delicious toasted.

Recipe Notes

Recipe from: Trim, Heather. "Coffee Toffee Banana Bread." Food & Drink. Early Summer 2012.