Banana Pecan Nut Bread

Banana Pecan Nut Bread

Banana pecan nut bread has a tangy surprise with the addition of cranberries and a crunch from the pecans. It’s a great recipe to use up older bananas.

Enjoy the nut bread as dessert or at any time of the day that you need a pick me up. 


2 2/3 cups flour

Banana Pecan Nut Bread

3 tsp baking powder

1 tsp salt

1/4 tsp baking soda

1/2 cup melted butter

1 cup sugar

3 beaten eggs

1 cup ripened bananas ( about 2 medium)

3/4 cup pecans (chopped to desired consistency)

2 tsp lemon zest (grated)


Grease a loaf tin and line the bottom with parchment paper. 

Stir flour, baking power and soda in a bowl.  Add the cranberries, orange rind and nuts and mix lightly.

Cream melted butter with sugar until fluffy and beat in eggs one at a  time,.  Fold in bananas and beat well. 

Stir wet ingredients into dry ingredients and mix just until incorporated.

Pour the mixture into the and bake at 325 degrees Fahrenheit for 1 hours 2 minutes.

Note: This recipe is best served after resting once day.

Old Fashioned Banana Muffins is a great recipe to use up bananas as well.

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