Grilled Banana Bread with Maple Bacon Butter

This isn’t your grandmother’s banana bread. Once you try adding a smoky maple twist, you’ll never go back.

  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 1 hour
  • Makes: 14 servings
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All You Need

  • 3/4 cup (175 mL) softened butter, divided
  • 3 tbsp (45 mL) Club House La Grille Maple Bacon Seasoning, divided
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) each white sugar and brown sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 1/2 cups (375 mL) flour
  • 1 tsp (5 mL) Club House Pure Vanilla Extract
  • 1 tsp (5 mL) baking soda
  • 2 cups (500 mL) ripe bananas, mashed


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F (180°C). Grease a 9 x 5-in (23 x 13 cm) loaf pan.

  2. Beat together ½ cup (125 mL) butter, 2 tbsp (30 mL) seasoning and sugars with a mixer. Add eggs one at a time, mixing well after each addition.

  3. Add flour, baking soda, vanilla and bananas. Mix well and pour into prepared loaf pan.

  4. Bake 50-60 minutes, or until toothpick in centre comes out clean.

  5. Cool on rack, wrap in plastic and refrigerate overnight.

  6. Place remaining butter and seasoning in a food processor and mix until smooth.

  7. Cut loaf into 14 slices each about 5/8-in (1.5 cm) thick and grill on medium-high heat until both sides are lightly toasted.

  8. Spread with Maple Bacon Butter and serve.


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