Friday, 21 February 2014

Maple banana pecan bread...

I've been meaning to post this recipe for a few weeks now...
For those of you who follow my instagram feed, 
you've probably seen a little cheeky pic I took on my iphone of this gloriously yummy banana bread, so, as promised, here's the post, including of course, the recipe!
In my opinion it doesn't get much better than this in terms of flavour combinations...
you seriously cant beat maple syrup (check), banana (check) and pecans (check)
Ooh and lets not forget..lovely drizzly icing, mmmmmm
Try it, believe me, you'll love it!




Ingredients and directions for one loaf

2 cups of flour
3/4 teaspoon of bicarbonate of soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 cup of sugar
5 tablespoons of butter
3 mashed bananas
2 eggs
3 tablespoons of maple syrup ( 2 for the loaf and 1 for the icing)
1 teaspoon of vanilla extract
1/2 cup of pecans (plus extra to scatter on top)
1/3 cup of vanilla greek yoghurt
1/2 cup of icing sugar
1 teaspoon of milk

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* Preheat the oven to gas mark 4

* Grease and line your loaf tin with baking paper and set aside

* Combine flour, bicarbonate of soda and salt in a bowl and mix together

* In a separate bowl, cream together the sugar and butter

* Add in the bananas and stir to combine

* Mix in the eggs, 2 tablespoons of the maple syrup, vanilla and yoghurt

* Stir in the pecans

* Pour batter into the loaf tin and bake for 40/50 mins or until a knife inserted comes out clean

* Allow to cool

* Mix together the icing sugar, milk and the other tablespoon of maple syrup and drizzle over the loaf

* Scatter extra pecans on top if desired

*Enjoy!

(Adapted from this recipe)


(all above images taken by me for use on loveprintstudio blog)

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