(NC)—Everyone will go bananas over this quick and easy treat. You'll discover sweet banana taste and plenty of delicious walnuts in every bite.Serves: 9 Prep Time: 20 minutes Bake Time: 30 minutes
Mazola Simplicity canola or olive oil cooking spray
1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
2 envelopes Fleischmann's Quick-Rise yeast
1/4 cup sugar
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon ground allspice
1/4 cup butter or margarine, melted
1/2 cup very warm milk (120° to 130°F/50º-55ºC)
3/4 cup (2 medium) mashed ripe banana
1/3 cup walnuts, choppedStreusel Topping
1/4 cup all-purpose flour
1/3 cup brown sugar
2 tablespoons butter or margarine, softened
1 teaspoon Spice Islands ground Saigon cinnamonIcing
1 cup powdered sugar
1 to 2 tablespoons milk
1/2 teaspoon Spice Islands pure vanilla extract
MIX batter ingredients together in a pre-sprayed 8 X 8-inch/20x20cm baking dish. Set aside for 10 minutes. Combine streusel topping ingredients in small bowl mixing with fork until uniform. Beat together icing ingredients until smooth; set aside.
TOP batter with streusel topping. Using fingers, poke topping thoroughly into batter.
BAKE by placing in a COLD oven; set temperature to 350°F/180ºC. Bake for 30 minutes or until done. Cool 10 minutes, then spread icing over top.
RECIPE NOTE: If desired, batter may be mixed in a separate bowl. Proceed as directed above.