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Mr. Food: Pineapple Banana Bread

Monday, July 02, 2012

There's nothing like the sweet smell of banana bread. Mr. Food has a tropical twist on an old favorite.

Makes: 2 loaves

Preparation Time: 10 min

Cooking Time: 1 hr 15 min

Ingredients:

  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup chopped macadamia nuts
  • 3 eggs, beaten
  • 1 cup vegetable oil
  • 2 cups mashed ripe bananas (about 5)
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 (8-ounce) can crushed pineapple, drained, with 4 teaspoons liquid reserved
  • 1/2 cup confectioners' sugar

    Instructions:
    1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Coat two 8- x 4-inch loaf pans with cooking spray, then dust with flour.

    2. In a large bowl, combine flour, sugar, baking soda, cinnamon, and salt; stir in macadamianuts. In a separate bowl, combine remaining ingredients; mix well. Pour wet mixture into dry mixture, stirring just until dry ingredients are moistened. Spoon batter into prepared loaf pans.

    3. Bake 1-1/4 to 1-1/2 hours, or until a wooden toothpick inserted in center of loaf comes out clean. Cool in pans 10 minutes; remove from pans and let cool on wire racks.

    4. In a small bowl, combine confectioners' sugar and reserved pineapple liquid. Drizzle over cooled breads.

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