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Banana Bread Coffee Cake w/ Rum Butter Pecan Glaze

FLUFFY, MOIST BANANA COFFEE CAKE WITH A DELICIOUS CRUMB TOPPING AND RUM BUTTER PECAN GLAZE! EASY TO MAKE AND A BIT OVER THE TOP!
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 50 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Servings 12 people
Author Divas Can Cook

Ingredients

COFFEE CAKE

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup light brown sugar packed
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter room temperature
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 3-4 ripe bananas mashed with 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1 cup buttermilk

CRUMB TOPPING

  • 2 cups all purpose flour
  • 2 cups brown sugar
  • 1 cup unsalted butter room temperature

GLAZE

  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter melted
  • whole milk enough to make galze silky
  • rum extract couple drops
  • pecan pieces

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350. F
  • Grease and lightly flour a 9 X13 glass baking dish. Set aside.
  • In a large bowl sift together flour, baking powder, and salt. Set aside.
  • In a large bowl cream together butter, white sugar and brown sugar.
  • Mix in eggs and vanilla extract.
  • Fold in mashed bananas.
  • Gradually add dry ingredients into wet ingredients alternating with the buttermilk.
  • Stir gently until flour and buttermilk is fully mixed in. Set aside.
  • Make the crumb topping by combining flour, brown sugar and butter with at pastry cutter until it resembles large doughy crumbs.
  • Pour half of the cake batter into the prepared pan.
  • Sprinkle on half of the crumb topping and then repeat with the final layer of batter.
  • Cover the top with remaining crumb topping (I usually have about 1/2 cup or so of crumb topping left over)
  • Bake for 50-55 minutes. (Check at the 45 minute mark, do not over bake)
  • Remove from oven and let cake cool completely before add the glaze.
  • To make the glaze, combine powdered sugar, melted butter and enough milk to reach a smooth, pourable consistency.
  • Add in a few drops of rum extract until desired taste is reached.
  • Drizzle glaze over cooled coffee cake and top with pecan pieces.

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Notes

Yep you can totally add pecans in the crumb mixture if you'd like.