south american banana bread

★★★★★ 4 Reviews
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By Beth Renzetti

This is how they make traditional banana bread in Colombia...with cinnamon. I found this at Sparkpeople while looking for South American recipes for Culinary Quest 2014. I did some tweaking for an easier read based on how I make my own banana bread.

★★★★★ 4 Reviews
serves 12
prep time 30 Min
cook time 30 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For south american banana bread

  • 1 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1/2 c
    whole wheat flour
  • 1 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1/2 c
    unsalted butter
  • 2
    bananas, mashed
  • 1/2 c
    brown sugar
  • 1/4 tsp
    salt
  • 1 tsp
    cinnamon
  • 1 Tbsp
    lemon juice
  • 1
    egg, beaten
  • 1/2 c
    pecans, chopped
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How To Make south american banana bread

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  • 2
    Cream softened butter and brown sugar. Add the bananas, salt, cinnamon, lemon juice, and the beaten egg. Beat wet ingredients well.
  • 3
    In a separate, small bowl mix the flours and the baking powder.
  • 4
    Then carefully mix the dry into the wet banana mixture, but DO NOT over mix - just stir it carefully enough to incorporate the flour.
  • 5
    Lastly, add the chopped pecans.
  • 6
    Bake & check for doneness at 30 minutes.
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