Citrus Cinnamon Banana Bread

The smell of banana bread baking is always welcome at our house. Along with being such a great baker, my mother also made good use of everything!  Subsequently, when the bananas were brown, we got banana bread!  Obviously she used bananas, but she also would add in a “pinch” of this and a pinch of that.

While staying true to my mom’s version of banana bread, I also add in a few pinches of this and that. In particular, we use cinnamon, nutmeg, and ginger along with orange zest.

Without a doubt, this is an easy recipe for my boys to make now! In addition to a simple ingredient list, this is made in a blender!

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Citrus Cinnamon Banana Bread


  • Author: theperksofbeingus
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 45 minutes
  • Total Time: 55 minutes
  • Yield: 1 loaf 1x

Description


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Ingredients

  • 2 12 cups  flour
  • 3 teaspoons  baking powder
  • 1teaspoon  salt
  • 1 teaspoon ginger
  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 2 tablespoons orange rind
  • 1 cup walnuts
  • 1/3 cup softened butter
  • 1 cup  sugar
  • 3 small bananas
  • 1 egg
  • 12 cup  milk

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Instructions

Roast Pecans

  1. Heat oven to 350 Degrees. Spray a rimmed cookie sheet with spray oil
  2. Scatter pecans on sheet, and bake for 10 minutes, stirring halfway thru.
  3. Remove pecans from pan once roasted to cool

Prepare Banana Bread Batter:

  1. In a medium bowl combine flour, baking powder, salt.
  2. In blender chop nuts for 10 seconds.
  3. Add ¾ cup of the nuts to the flour mixture, reserving balance to put on top of banana bread.
  4. In blender put sugar, butter, egg, bananas, orange rind and milk. Push puree for 15 seconds.
  5. Pour the banana mixture over the dry ingredients in the bowl and mix till moistened.
  6. Spray a sheet of parchment with spray oil. Put parchment into a loaf pan, with some of the parchment hanging over the edge. This will make for easier removal of the banana bread.
  7. Pour batter into a parchment lined loaf pan. Sprinkle balance of pecans on top
  8. Bake at 350 degrees for 45 minutes. Since ovens vary, check for a spring back when touched, and a toothpick to come out clean
  9. Cool and serve sliced with butter.

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  • Category: bread
  • Method: blender
  • Cuisine: american

Keywords: banana bread cinnamon citrus pecans

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