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

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat 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).
2
Mash bananas, set aside
3
Sift or mix together the flour, baking powder and salt. Set aside.
4
Cream shortening with sugar and orange zest.
5
Beat in the banana pulp, extract and the eggs.
6
Gradually add the flour mixture to the wet ingredients. Beat until smooth.
7
Fold in the chopped fruits.
8
Place in prepared pan. Bake until done, approximately 50 minutes.
9
Cool 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