Banana and Pecan Bread

Banana and Pecan Bread


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This banana bread is wonderful served warm with butter. It is a lovely gift in small loaf tins. If pecans aren't your forte, substitute walnuts.


Serves: 20 

  • 1 3/4 cups (220g) plain flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup (220g) white sugar
  • 1/2 cup (60g) chopped pecans
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup mashed bananas
  • 1/2 cup (125ml) vegetable oil
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla essence

Preparation:10min  ›  Cook:1hour  ›  Extra time:10min cooling  ›  Ready in:1hour20min 

  1. Preheat oven to 180 degrees C. Grease and flour two 20x10cm loaf tins. Set aside.
  2. Sift together flour, baking powder, bicarb soda, salt and sugar. Stir in pecans, eggs, bananas, oil and vanilla essence.
  3. Pour into prepared tins. Bake for 45 to 60 minutes. Cool on wire rack for 10 minutes before removing from tins.

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Great easy recipe. I will try adding extra banana next time for extra flavor. - 08 Feb 2014

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