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SPECIAL BANANA NUTBREAD
¾ cup butter, softened
1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
2 cups sugar
1-1/2 cups mashed ripe bananas (about 4 medium)
½ teaspoon vanilla extract
3 cups all-purpose flour
½ teaspoon baking powder
½ teaspoon baking soda
½ teaspoon salt
2 cups chopped pecans, divided
1 cup powdered sugar
3 Tablespoons orange juice
1 teaspoon grated orange peel
In 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 loaf pans. Sprinkle with remaining pecans. Bake at 350 degrees for 60-70 minutes oruntil a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean.
In a small bowl, whisk the glaze ingredients; drizzle over loaves. Cool for at least 10 minutes before removing from pans to wire racks to cool completely.
Debbie this is a message from Luci she told me to relay that this is too good to be called bread she is calling it dessert. She is taking a slice of it in her lunch today. By the ingredients I can see why it is so very good.
I agree - - this is super banana bread and I thank you again for sharing it.
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