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Hazelnut Crème Banana Bread

By: Pam - Brockport, PA - Recipe Contest 2015

Even though mom made the best banana bread in the world, I decided to twist it up a bit and modernize it. The addition of hazelnut flavored coffee and chopped hazelnuts makes it a dream to eat alone, or with a freshly brewed cup of Door county Hazelnut Creme Coffee.

This is a Door County Coffee Fan recipe. It was not made in the kitchens of the Door County Coffee Café.

Featured ingredient: Cinnamon Hazelnut Coffee 10 oz. Bag Ground

  • ½ cup butter
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • ¼ cup (strongly brewed) Door county Hazelnut Creme Coffee (to brew strong coffee, use half the water you normally would use)
  • 1 cup mashed bananas
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ cup finely chopped hazel nuts


  1. Cream butter and sugar in a large mixing bowl.
  2. Blend in egg, Door county Hazelnut Creme Coffee and banana.
  3. In a separate bowl, stir together flour, baking powder, and chopped hazel nuts.
  4. Add dry mixture to the banana mixture and stir to combine.
  5. Pour into a 2 pound greased loaf pan.
  6. Bake in preheated 350° oven for 50-60 minutes, until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
  7. Loosen the sides with a knife and turn onto a cooling rack.

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