Tropical Banana Bread

Carolyn Haas

By
@Linky1

Made with a variety of fruits native to various parts of South and Central America as well as the Caribbean islands


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Serves:
12
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
50 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

1 3/4 c
all-purpose flour
2 1/2 tsp
baking powder
1/2 tsp
salt
1/3 c
shortening (or coconut oil)
2/3 c
sugar
3/4 tsp
grated orange rind
2
eggs, slightly beaten
1/4 tsp
coconut extract, or vanilla
1 c
banana pulp (i happened to have 5 mini bananas +1 regular)
1/2 c
mixed, dried tropical fruits, chopped
1/4 c
powdered (confectioners) sugar
1 Tbsp
orange juice

Step-By-Step

1Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
Spray 8 1/2 by 4 1/2 inch loaf pan with Pam spray for baking (or grease and flour pan).

2Mash bananas, set aside

3Sift or mix together the flour, baking powder and salt. Set aside.

4Cream shortening with sugar and orange zest.

5Beat in the banana pulp, extract and the eggs.

6Gradually add the flour mixture to the wet ingredients. Beat until smooth.

7Fold in the chopped fruits.

8Place in prepared pan. Bake until done, approximately 50 minutes.

9Cool and drizzle with glaze made of confectioners sugar and orange juice.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Sweet Breads
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: Latin American