BANANA GLAZED PRALINE TOPPED NUT BREAD

Rose Mary Mogan

By
@cookinginillinois

I created this recipe, because I bought over ripe bananas & wanted a creative way to use them up.

I wanted a Banana Nut Bread, but not one that was plain & simple. I wanted one that could be appreciated by anyone that tasted it. I wanted it to be moist, tasty & full of nuts.

I shared with my neighbor,& with a friend & they both said it was outstanding. I hope you like it too. I recreated my old recipe to come up with this one, using applesauce instead of sour cream, making a glaze similiar to the one on my 7 up Pound Cake & & eleminating the cocoa & chocolate in the original recipe.YUM


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Serves:

8-10 DEPENDING ON PORTION SIZE

Prep:

35 Min

Cook:

1 Hr 15 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1 c
butter, softened (2 sticks)
5 medium
eggs, room temperature or 4 large
5 medium
bananas very ripe
3 c
all purpose flour
1 tsp
baking soda
2 c
sugar
8 oz
apple sauce
1 c
chopped pecans
2 tsp
butter flavoring
1 Tbsp
triple orange liqueur

PRALINE GLAZE

1 c
chopped pecans
1/4 stick
butter plus 5 tablespoons
3/4 c
sugar
1/8 tsp
salt (just a pinch)
1/2 c
ginger ale
2 tsp
butter pecan flavoring

Directions Step-By-Step

1
This is my OVER THE TOP BANANA NUT BREAD. I BAKED IT IN MY 10 CUP Chicago Metallic Ribbon Pan. Spray pan liberally with non stick cooking spray, and set aside till needed. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
2
Mix baking soda with Flour.
3
Cream butter with sugar.
4
Add eggs, and beat till mixed together.
5
Mash bananas with potato masher then add along with butter flavor to egg mixture, just till mixed.
6
Stir in half of flour mix, then add remaining half and beat again.
7
Add applesauce & chopped nuts, then fold into cake batter with a spatula.
8
Pour into prepared pan. Place in preheated 350 degree F. oven and bake for 1 hour and 15 minutes or until toothpick inserted into center comes out clean.
9
Melt 1/4 stick of butter in cast iron skillet and add chopped nuts.Stir Over low heat, until nuts are toasted about 3-4 minutes. Remove from heat, and spread on a large plate or platter and allow to cool.
10
TO MAKE THE PRALINE TOPPING: To a medium sauce pan add the 5 tablespoons of butter, sugar, salt and 1/2 cup ginger ale. Stir to dissolve sugar. Place over low heat, while continuing to stir, allowing butter to melt, and let mixture come to a simmer and cook until it becomes thick & syrupy.
11
Remove from heat, add the toasted nuts and the butter pecan flavoring. Stir to mix & drizzle over the top of cake and along the sides, allowing the glaze to fall along the sides. You are now done. Allow glaze to cool & then slice and serve plain with whipped topping or with your favorite ice Cream.

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American
Recipe For: The Best Banana Bread
Hashtags: #moist, #nutty, #tasty, #BUTTERY