Cream Cheese Banana Bread
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Densely textured, lightly spiced,nutty with the distinct flavor of delicious banana.
Recipe type: Bread
Serves: 32 slices
  • ¾ cup butter, softened
  • 8 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 1¾ cup sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1½ cups mashed bananas, about four medium bananas
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3 cups flour
  • ½ teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon allspice
  • 1 cup chopped pecans
  1. Preheat oven to 350. Grease and flour two 8 by 4 inch loaf pans.
  2. in large mixing bowl beat butter and cream cheese until well mixed and creamy. Gradually add sugar,beating until light and fluffy.
  3. Add eggs one at a time, beating after each one.
  4. Mash bananas with a fork in a two cup measure and add to cream cheese mixture. Add vanilla.
  5. in a medium bowl combine dry ingredients. Gradually add flour mixture to the to the cream cheese mixture while beating at low speed until ingredients are just combined.
  6. Stir in pecans by hand.
  7. Divide batter evenly between the two prepared loaf pans.
  8. Bake at 350 for 50 to 60 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean and edges of bread have pulled away from the side of the pan slightly.
  9. Cool bread in pan on wire rack for about 10 minutes. Remove from pan. Cool for 2-3 hours before slicing.
Recipe by A Pinch of Joy at