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Cream Cheese Banana-Nut Bread Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Jenny Collins
Added: Wednesday, July 22, 2009

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
3/4 c. butter, softened
1 (8 oz.) pkg. cream cheese, softened
2 c. sugar
2 large eggs
3 c. all-purpose flour
1/2 tsp. baking powder
1/2 tsp. baking soda
1/2 tsp. salt
1 1/2 c. mashed bananas (1 1/4 lbs unpeeled bananas, about 4 medium)
1 c. chopped pecans, toasted
1/2 tsp. vanilla extract

Directions:
Directions:
Beat butter and cream cheese at medium speed with an electric mixer until creamy. Gradually add sugar, beating until light and fluffy. Add eggs, 1 at a time, beating just until blended after each addition.
Combine flour and next 3 ingredients; gradually add to butter mixture, beating at low speed just until blended. Stir in bananas, pecans and vanilla. Spoon batter into 2 greased and floured 8 x 4 inch loafpans.
Bake at 350 for 1 hour or until a long wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean and sides pull away from pan, shielding with aluminum foil last 15 minutes to prevent browning, if necessary. Cool bread in pans on wire racks 10 minutes. Remove from pans, an cool 30 minutes on wire racks before slicing.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
The cream cheese helps prevent this from getting dry if you tend to over bake.

 

 

 

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