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
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


  • 1In 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.
  • 2Combine 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.
  • 3Orange 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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