This oreo banana bread is tender, moist and very delicious. Every bite is a flavor adventure! It’s an awesome breakfast, afternoon snack, or even a dessert treat. This recipe is also a great way for you to use up any overripe bananas sitting on your counter top.
Oreo Banana Bread
Because banana bread is such a solid base to improvise from, you can make some really exciting variations on banana bread. This Oreo banana bread is just one example, but we encourage you to experiment! It’s easy to add raisins, toffee bits, or other types of crumbled-up sweet treats to your batter and see how they turn out.
With this recipe, the inclusion of Oreo cookies gives you just a little chocolate explosion with every bite. It even retains a little of the texture and flavor of an Oreo cookie, which is pretty cool.
Why You’ll Love This Recipe
- This is a fun, exciting twist on a classic recipe.
- Your kitchen will be filled with the intoxicating smell of baking banana bread.
- You will get cool mom/friend/aunt points for making a treat popular with kids (and adults) of all ages.
By stirring chunks of freshly chopped Oreos into the banana bread batter and baking them into the bread itself, we’re making a truly luxurious treat.
Every bite will absolutely burst with the classic Oreo flavor and, of course, the aromatic sweetness of a ripe banana.
We’re using a few key ingredients to bring this recipe to life. This includes the following:
- All purpose flour
- Vegetable oil
- Baking powder
- Granulated sugar
How to Make Oreo Banana Bread
Here’s a brief overview of your cooking instructions.
- First, you’re going combine your flour and other dry ingredients.
- Whisk together the oil, mashed bananas, eggs and vanilla until they’re well blended in a mixing bowl.
- Add the dry ingredients into your wet ingredients.
- Fold your chopped Oreo cookies into your batter, taking care not to overwork the mix.
- Pour the batter into a loaf pan. Top with Oreo cookies.
Equipment You’ll Need
To make this recipe successfully, you’ll need a few tools handy. Our recommended list of equipment includes a loaf cake keeper, which will keep your banana bread moist and fresh.
You can easily store this banana bread, once baked, on your kitchen counter in an airtight container, or in plastic wrap, for up to four days.
Alternatively, you could try freezing it. It will keep in the freezer for up to three months. One great tip for freezing banana bread is to slice your loaf before freezing, placing parchment or wax paper between each slice within the loaf. That way, you can remove and defrost one or two slices as you need them.
- You can use lemon oreos or any of the many Oreo variations available in your local supermarket. Peanut butter Oreos work especially well!
- You can add some crunch factor by throwing in up to half a cup of chopped pecans.
- You can drizzle your banana bread with melted chocolate.
Things To Know
- If your loaf starts browning too quickly, you should place a tent over the top.
- You can easily remove your banana bread from the pan by spray it with a little cooking spray with flour before adding your batter.
- Avoid overmixing your batter! This will result in tougher bread.
- Use all your ingredients at room temperature. This is the best way to make banana bread as your ingredients will all cook evenly in the oven.
Banana Bread FAQs
Check your measurements and ratios. You might be using too much flour! Stick to our recommended measurements and ratios for all ingredients and see if the banana bread is still too dry.
If you’ve overbaked a little, or your bread seems dry, you can brush it with a simple sugary syrup. Once you’ve brushed it, wrap the loaf in plastic wrap for a few hours to allow the moisture in your syrup to penetrate the bread.
A toothpick inserted into the center should come out clean.
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