Special Banana Nut Bread

Special Banana Nut Bread Recipe

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Kimi Gaines


This recipe is amazing. I got it from my sister. It is almost like pound cake. The topping makes the bread extra great!!


★★★★★ 2 votes

15 Min
1 Hr 15 Min


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  • 3/4 c
    butter, softened
  • 8 oz
    cream cheese, room temperature
  • 2 c
  • 2
  • 1 1/2 c
    mashed bananas (4 medium)
  • 1/2 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 3 c
  • 1/2 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 2 c
    chopped pecans (divided)

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

How to Make Special Banana Nut Bread


  1. In large mixing bowl, cream butter, cream cheese and sugar. Mix until light and fluffy. Add 1 egg at a time beating well after each egg. Add bananas and vanilla, mix well.
  2. Combine flour, baking soda, baking powder and salt to creamed mixture. Fold in 1 cup of pecans. Transfer to 2 greased loaf pans. Sprinkle with remaining pecans. Bake at 350F for 1 to 1 1/4 hrs. Cool for 10 minutes in pan. Remove bread and place on wire rack. Drizzle glaze over bread.
  3. Orange Glaze: Whisk glaze ingredients and pour over bread.

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About Special Banana Nut Bread

Course/Dish: Sweet Breads
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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