Kate's Cuisine

Jan 17 2010

Banana Bread with Pecans

5 tablespoons butter $0.30
1/2 cup granulated sugar $0.09
1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar $0.10
1 large egg $0.17
2 egg whites $0.34
1 teaspoon vanilla extract $0.22
1 1/2 cups mashed, very ripe bananas (about 2) $.61
1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour $0.37
1 teaspoon baking soda $0.05
1/2 teaspoon salt $0.01
1/4 teaspoon baking powder $0.02
1/2 cup heavy cream $0.44
1/3 cup chopped pecans $0.70
Zest of one lemon $0.65

Total Cost  $4.07

1.) Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spray bottom only of loaf pan with non-stick cooking spray.

2.) Beat butter in large bowl with an electric mixer set at medium speed until light and fluffy. Add granulated sugar and brown sugar; beat well. Add egg, egg whites, and vanilla. Beat until well blended. Add mashed banana and beat on high for 30 seconds.

3.) Combine flour, baking soda, salt, baking powder, and lemon zest in medium bowl. Add flour mixture to butter mixture alternately with cream, ending with flour mixture. Add pecans to batter; mix well.

4.) Pour batter evenly into prepared loaf pan. Bake until browned and toothpick inserted near centre comes out clean, about 1 hour and 15 minutes.

5.) Cool bread in pan on wire rack for 10 minutes. Remove bread from pan; cool completely on wire rack.

6.) Serve and enjoy!

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2 Responses to “Banana Bread with Pecans”

  1. Dorothyon 11 Oct 2011 at 9:44 pm

    Good job miankg it appear easy.

  2. kateon 12 Oct 2011 at 8:01 am

    And it really is easy, too, Dorothy! Hope you give it a shot!

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