banana-orange bread with banana chip crunch topping

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hi guys! this is how you know we love our readers here at need4reid: we share our most guarded recipes. this recipe has been under development for a while and has finally been perfected. along the way, it has developed a mini cult-following at church functions, family gatherings and mini get-togethers among friends.
we don’t like to toot our own horn, but it’s been described by many as the “best banana bread i’ve ever tasted”.
it’s your classic dump-and-stir quick bread method and  doesn’t use too many utensils! so the next time you you have some overripe bananas give this a shot. just be sure to stop by and tell us how it went!
banana- orange bread
        2 cups sifted flour
        1 tsp baking powder
        1 tsp baking soda
        1/2 tsp salt
       2 overripe bananas (can be increased to 3 bananas if you like you bread extra pudding-y)

        6 Tbsp unsalted butter
        2 Tbsp coconut oil
        2 large eggs
        1/2 cup plain greek yogurt  (you may use sour cream instead)
        1 cup granulated sugar
1/4 cup packed dark brown sugar
        1 tsp vanilla extract
        1 tsp almond essence
        zest of one orange, finely grated
        1/4 tsp freshly grated nutmeg
        1/4 tsp ground cinnamon
banana chip crunch topping
      1/2 cup st. mary’s banana chips, crushed
      3 Tbsp rolled oats
      1 Tbsp dark brown sugar
      1 Tbsp pecans, chopped
      1 Tbsp sliced almonds, chopped
1 Tbsp melted coconut oil
      1 Tbsp dark rum
      1 tsp sea salt flakes
      1/4 tsp cinnamon
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method
1. preheat oven to 350 degrees. grease & flour a standard sized loaf pan. combine all ingredients for crunch topping. set aside.
2. sift flour, baking soda, baking powder & salt in a large mixing bowl. add cinnamon, nutmeg and orange zest and set aside.
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3. put butter, coconut oil and bananas in a microwave safe bowl. microwave for a minute. remove from microwave and mash.
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4. add sugars, yogurt,  eggs, vanilla and remaining ingredients. whisk until a homogenous mixture is formed.
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5. using whisk, mix the flour mixture into the egg mixture well.
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6. pour batter into prepared loaf pan. sprinkle the crunch topping evenly over the batter  & bake for 45 – 60 mins or until finished.
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enjoy!
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