Holiday Banana Nut Bread
|Eggs||2 Large, beaten (lightly)|
|Ripe banana||1 Cup (16 tbs), mashed|
|Butter||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), melted|
|Vanilla extract||1 Teaspoon|
|All purpose flour||1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)|
|Baking soda||1 Teaspoon|
|Sugar||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Pecans||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), chopped|
|Flaked coconut||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Raisins||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
Combine first 4 ingredients in a large bowl; stir well.
Combine flour, soda, and sugar; add to banana mixture, stirring until well blended.
Stir in pecans, coconut, and raisins.
Spoon batter into a greased and floured 8 1/2- x 4 1/2- x 3-inch loafpan.
Bake at 325° for 1 hour and 10 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean.
Cover with aluminum foil the last 15 minutes of baking, if necessary, to prevent overbrowning.
Cool in pan on a wire rack 10 minutes; remove from pan, and let cool completely on wire rack.