Cranberry Pecan Banana Bread
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Serves: 2 loaves
Cranberry Pecan Banana Bread is a delicious quick bread recipe that tastes like the holidays! Brown sugar, cranberries, bananas, and pecans make for a moist breakfast bread with a little nutty crunch.
  • ½ cup butter, softened
  • ½ cup light brown sugar, packed
  • 2 eggs
  • 3 medium bananas, mashed
  • 2 cups all pupose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon cinnamon
  • ¼ teaspoon nutmeg
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ¾ cup cranberries, fresh or frozen
  • ¼ cup pecans, chopped
  • For the glaze:
  • ¼ cup powdered sugar
  • 1 tablespoon milk or cream
  1. Preheat the oven to 350. Butter 2 (8 X 4) loaf pans.
  2. Cream together the butter and brown sugar until fluffy. Add the eggs and then the bananas. Mix for about 30 seconds.
  3. Add the flour, baking soda, cinnamon, nutmeg, and salt.
  4. Mix until just combined.
  5. Stir in the cranberries and pecans.
  6. Divide the batter evenly between the 2 prepared pans. Bake for 35- 40 minutes, or until a pick inserted in the center comes out clean.
  7. Let it cool for at least 5 minutes before turning out of the pans to cool completely.
  8. To make the glaze mix the powdered sugar and cream together with a fork until smooth. Drizzle it over the loaves and let it set up.
  9. Wrap a cooled loaf tightly in plastic wrap for an ultra moist breakfast snack bread all week!
Recipe by Sugar Dish Me at