Special Banana Nut Bread

Zelda Hopkins

By
@Zelda51

I check the mail today and my sister had sent this recipe to me.She said that they really like this bread. So I think I will have to try this.


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Serves:

serves 24

Prep:

25 Min

Cook:

1 Hr 15 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

3/4 c
butter,softened
8 oz
cream cheese, room temperature
2 c
sugar
2 large
eggs
1 1/2 c
mashed ripe bananas
1/2 tsp
vanilla extract
3 c
all purpose flour
1/2 tsp
baking powder
1/2 tsp
baking soda
1/2 tsp
salt
2 c
chopped pecans, divided

ORANGE GLAZE

1 c
confectioners' sugar
3 Tbsp
orange juice, fresh
1 tsp
grated orange peel

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In a large bowl, cream the butter, cream cheese and sugar until light and fluffy. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Beat in bananas and vanilla. Combine the flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt; gradually add to creamed mixture. Fold in 1 cup pecans. Transfer to two greased 8 inch x 4 inch loaf pans. Sprinkle with remaining pecans. Bake at 350 degrees for 1 to 1-1/4 hours or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. In a small bowl, whisk the glaze ingredients; drizzle over loaves. Cool for 10 minutes before removeing from pan.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Sweet Breads
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids