Super Banana Bread

Paulett Nicol

By
@potteryqueen

I have made this for years to share with friends, coworkers or even a treat for the fire station.
It's nice because it makes to beautiful loaves.
I sometimes use lemon juice and zest in place of orange and walnuts in place of pecans. This is a very adaptable recipe.


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Serves:

24

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

55 Min

Ingredients

1 pkg
reduced-fat cream cheese
1/2 c
butter, softened
1 1/2 c
sugar
2
eggs
1 1/2 c
mashed ripe bananas aprox 3 medium
1/2 tsp
vanilla extract
3 c
all purpose flour
1/2 tsp
baking powder
1/2 tsp
baking soda
1/2 tsp
salt
1 c
pecans, seperated

GLAZE

1 c
confectioners' sugar
3 Tbsp
orange juice
1 tsp
orange zest

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In a large bowl with mixer paddle beat cream cheese,butter and sugar untill blended. Add eggs one at a time beating well after each. Add bananas and vanilla, beat until creamy. Combine flour, b.powder, b.soda and salt: gradually add to creamed mixture juste untill moist. Fold in 1/2 c. nuts.
2
Transfer into two 8x4 in. loaf pans coated with cooking spray. Cover with remaining nuts. Bake for 55-60 min at 350 until a knife comes out clean.
3
In a small bouwl, mix the glaze ingredients: drizzle over loaves. Cool for 10-15 min. before removing from pans to wire tack to cool.
Makes 2 loaves (10-12 slices each)

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Sweet Breads