Monday, November 26, 2007

Moist Banana Pecan Bread **

(luckymommyto2boys ~ Amy ~

½ cup unsalted butter, softened
1 cup light brown sugar
2 eggs
2 medium overripe bananas, mashed
½ teaspoon vanilla extract
2 cups all-purpose flour
½ teaspoon salt
2 teaspoons baking powder
½ teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/8 teaspoon nutmeg
½ cup chopped pecans

Preheat oven to 325. Grease a 9" x 5" loaf pan. In a large mixing bowl, beat together butter and brown sugar until creamed. Beat in eggs, mashed bananas, and vanilla until creamy.
In a separate bowl, combine flour, salt, baking powder, cinnamon and nutmeg. Gradually add this dry mixture into creamed mixture and mix well. Batter will get thick. Stir in chopped pecans. Pour into greased loaf pan. Bake at 325 for 70-80 minutes.
Makes 1 loaf.

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