Super Banana Bread

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Paulett Nicol

By
@potteryqueen

I have made this for years to share with friends, coworkers or even a treat for the fire station.
It's nice because it makes to beautiful loaves.
I sometimes use lemon juice and zest in place of orange and walnuts in place of pecans. This is a very adaptable recipe.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

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Serves:
24
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
55 Min

Ingredients

  • 1 pkg
    reduced-fat cream cheese
  • 1/2 c
    butter, softened
  • 1 1/2 c
    sugar
  • 2
    eggs
  • 1 1/2 c
    mashed ripe bananas aprox 3 medium
  • 1/2 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 3 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt
  • 1 c
    pecans, seperated
  • GLAZE

  • 1 c
    confectioners' sugar
  • 3 Tbsp
    orange juice
  • 1 tsp
    orange zest

How to Make Super Banana Bread

Step-by-Step

  1. In a large bowl with mixer paddle beat cream cheese,butter and sugar untill blended. Add eggs one at a time beating well after each. Add bananas and vanilla, beat until creamy. Combine flour, b.powder, b.soda and salt: gradually add to creamed mixture juste untill moist. Fold in 1/2 c. nuts.
  2. Transfer into two 8x4 in. loaf pans coated with cooking spray. Cover with remaining nuts. Bake for 55-60 min at 350 until a knife comes out clean.
  3. In a small bouwl, mix the glaze ingredients: drizzle over loaves. Cool for 10-15 min. before removing from pans to wire tack to cool.
    Makes 2 loaves (10-12 slices each)

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About Super Banana Bread

Course/Dish: Sweet Breads



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