Rhubarb Banana Bread with Cardamom Glaze - this banana bread is moist, sweet with a hint of tartness and the cardamom glaze really makes this one stand out in a crowd! This is a perfect way to use up your remaining rhubarb.
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Rhubarb Banana Bread with Cardamom Glaze

This banana bread is moist, sweet with a hint of tartness and the cardamom glaze really makes this one stand out in a crowd! This is a perfect way to use up your remaining rhubarb.
Course Dessert, Snack
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 20 minutes
Servings 1 loaf

Ingredients

For the bread:

  • 2 cups rhubarb , cut into 1/2 inch pieces
  • 1 cup white granulated sugar , divided
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter , softened
  • 2 large eggs
  • 3 very ripe bananas , mashed
  • 1/4 cup sour cream
  • 1 tsp vanilla

For the glaze:

  • 3/4 cup icing sugar
  • 3 tbsp milk
  • 1/4 tsp cardamom

Instructions

For the bread:

  • Preheat oven to 350°F and grease a loaf pan, setting aside.
  • In a medium sized bowl, mix the rhubarb with 1/2 cup of the sugar, coating evenly. Set aside.
  • In another medium sized bowl,mix together flour, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon and salt. Set aside.
  • In a large bowl, cream the butter and remaining 1/2 cup sugar together. Beat in the eggs, then mashed bananas, sour cream and vanilla. Stir in the dry ingredients until fully mixed together, then fold in the rhubarb.
  • Pour into loaf pan and bake for 1 hour 10 minutes, or until when inserting a toothpick it comes out clean.

For the glaze:

  • In a medium sized bowl, whisk together the icing sugar, milk and cardamom.
  • Allow bread to cool for at least 20 minutes prior to pouring glaze over top. Slice and serve.