Special Banana Nut Bread

Zelda Hopkins


I check the mail today and my sister had sent this recipe to me.She said that they really like this bread. So I think I will have to try this.


★★★★★ 1 vote

serves 24
25 Min
1 Hr 15 Min


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3/4 c
8 oz
cream cheese, room temperature
2 c
2 large
1 1/2 c
mashed ripe bananas
1/2 tsp
vanilla extract
3 c
all purpose flour
1/2 tsp
baking powder
1/2 tsp
baking soda
1/2 tsp
2 c
chopped pecans, divided


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

How to Make Special Banana Nut Bread


  • 1In a large bowl, cream the butter, cream cheese and sugar until light and fluffy. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Beat in bananas and vanilla. Combine the flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt; gradually add to creamed mixture. Fold in 1 cup pecans. Transfer to two greased 8 inch x 4 inch loaf pans. Sprinkle with remaining pecans. Bake at 350 degrees for 1 to 1-1/4 hours or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. In a small bowl, whisk the glaze ingredients; drizzle over loaves. Cool for 10 minutes before removeing from pan.

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About Special Banana Nut Bread

Course/Dish: Sweet Breads
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids

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