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Jamaican Banana Bread Recipe

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This recipe for Jamaican Banana Bread, by , is from Kathy's Collection, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Kathy Deitz


2 T butter or margarine, softened
2 T 1/3 lessfat cream cheese, softened
1 cup granulated sugar
1 lg egg
2 cups all-purpose flour
2 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp baking soda
1/8 tsp salt
1 cup mashed banana
1/2 cup milk
2 T dark rum
1/2 tsp grated lime rind
2 tsp lime juice
1 tsp vanilla extract
1/4 cup chopped pecans
1/4 cup flaked sweetened coconut
1/4 cup brown sugar
2 tsp margarine
2 tsp lime juice
2 tsp dark rum
2 T chopped pecans, toasted
2 T flaked coconut

Preheat oven 375
To prepare the bread, beat 2 T butter and cheese at med speed with mixer, add 1 cup sugar, beating well. Add egg, beat well.
Combine flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt, mix well.
Combine banana and next 5 ingredients stirring well.
Add flour to sugar mixture alternately with banana mixture. Stir in pecans and coconut.
Pour batter into 8x4 loaf pan.
Bake 1 hr, cool in pan 10 min., Remove, Cool slightly.
To prepare topping:
Combine brown sugar, 2 tsp butter, lime juice and rum in saucepan, simmer, cook 1 min. Remove from heat, stir in pecans and coconut, spoon over banana bread. yum........

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
16 slices
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
I love banana bread, but this takes the cake!
Probably the rum and lime............
Perfect with The Black Bean, Coconut mango dish




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