Mini Rum Raisin Banana Breads
25 min
1 hr 20 min



3/4 cup golden raisins

1/3 cup rum  

3/4 cup firmly packed brown sugar

1/2 cup Land O Lakes® Butter softened

2 large (1 cup) ripe bananas, mashed

2 large Land O Lakes® Eggs

2 teaspoons vanilla

2 cups all-purpose flour

1 teaspoon baking soda

1/2 teaspoon salt


1 tablespoon firmly packed brown sugar

1 tablespoon Land O Lakes® Butter

2 teaspoons milk

2 teaspoons rum  

1/2 cup powdered sugar


Land O Lakes® Butter with Canola Oil


2 teaspoons turbinado (raw) sugar, if desired


 *Substitute 2 teaspoons rum extract and enough water to equal 1/3 cup. **Substitute 2 teaspoons milk and 1/8 teaspoon rum extract.

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Heat oven to 350°F. Grease bottoms only of 3 (5 3/4x3-inch) mini loaf pans; set aside.

  2. STEP 2

    Combine raisins and 1/3 cup rum in bowl. Microwave 1 minute. Set aside to cool slightly.

  3. STEP 3

    Combine 3/4 cup brown sugar and 1/2 cup butter in another bowl; beat at medium speed until creamy. Add bananas, eggs and vanilla; continue beating until well mixed. Add flour, baking soda and salt. Beat at low speed just until flour is moistened. Stir in raisin mixture.

  4. STEP 4

    Spoon batter evenly into prepared pans. Bake 35-45 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 10 minutes in pans; remove to cooling rack.

  5. STEP 5

    Combine all glaze ingredients except powdered sugar and turbinado sugar in bowl. Microwave 30-35 seconds until butter is melted; stir until smooth. Stir in powdered sugar until well mixed. Spread glaze over warm loaves. Top with Land O Lakes® Butter with Canola Oil and sprinkle with turbinado sugar, if desired.

Tip #1

- Raw brown sugar, or turbinado, is a coarse sugar that is nice for topping baked goods. Look for it near the other sugars in the baking aisle of the supermarket.

Tip #2

- For easy gift giving, bake loaves in mini aluminum foil loaf pans.


4.5Fat (mg)
30Cholesterol (mg)
140Sodium (mg)
25Carbohydrates (g)
1Dietary Fiber
2Protein (g)


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  February 13, 2016

I skimmed back on the rum and used 1/4 cup and they were still great. Definitely a holiday bread on a cold winter's day.

— says Sonia
  December 27, 2013

This turned out great. Definitely use rum forvraisins and glaze. 1/3 cup of rum is not to much.

— says carol
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