Spiced Dulce de Leche Banana Bread Recipe

Spiced Dulce de Leche Banana Bread is a delicious twist on classic banana bread, adding the flavors of warm spices and rich dulce de leche caramel. Here’s a recipe for this delightful treat:


  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3 ripe bananas, mashed
  • 1/2 cup dulce de leche
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts or pecans (optional)


  1. Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C). Grease a 9×5-inch loaf pan or line it with parchment paper.
  2. In a medium bowl, whisk together the flour, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, nutmeg, and cloves. Set aside.
  3. In a large mixing bowl, cream together the softened butter and granulated sugar until light and fluffy. Add the eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Stir in the vanilla extract.
  4. Stir in the mashed bananas and dulce de leche until well incorporated.
  5. Gradually add the dry ingredients to the banana mixture, mixing until just combined. Be careful not to overmix.
  6. If desired, fold in the chopped walnuts or pecans.
  7. Pour the batter into the prepared loaf pan, spreading it evenly.
  8. Bake in the preheated oven for about 55-60 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean. The top should be golden brown.
  9. Remove the banana bread from the oven and let it cool in the pan for 10 minutes. Then transfer it to a wire rack to cool completely.

Slice and enjoy the Spiced Dulce de Leche Banana Bread as a delicious breakfast treat, snack, or dessert. The warm spices and rich caramel flavor will make it a favorite among banana bread lovers.

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