Banana bread never lasts long in our house, and this banana orange bread was no exception. Even the child who turned up his nose at the idea of oranges in his banana bread couldn’t stop sneaking slices!
With or without the glaze, this bread has become a favorite around here!
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Banana Orange Bread
|Prep time||15 minutes|
|Cook time||50 minutes|
|Total time||1 hours, 5 minutes|
|Meal type||Bread, Breakfast, Snack|
- 1 cup powdered sugar
- 1-2 tablespoon orange juice
- orange zest (optional)
- 1/2 cup unsalted butter
- 1/2 cup oil
- 2 cups granulated sugar
- 3 Medium very ripe bananas (mashed)
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
- 1/2 cup orange juice
- 2 tablespoons orange zest
- 3 eggs
- 1 teaspoon baking powder
- 1 teaspoon baking soda
- 2 1/2 cups all purpose flour
Makes 2 loaves.
If freezing, leave off glaze until ready to serve.
|Preheat oven to 350 |
In a large mixing bowl, cream together the butter, oil, and sugar until light and fluffy.
|Add mashed bananas and mix well. |
|Add salt, vanilla, orange juice and zest and mix until well combined.|
|Add eggs, one at a time, mixing after each addition.|
|Mix in baking soda and baking powder.|
|Mix on low, gradually adding flour until combined.|
|Divide batter evenly between two 8.5"x4.5" loaf pans. |
Bake 50 minutes or until toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
Allow to cool 15 minutes before removing from pans. Let cool completely before glazing.
|Whisk together powdered sugar and orange juice until it reaches a glue like consistency. Add more juice if too thick, or more sugar if too runny. Drizzle over cooled loaves. |
Add orange zest to tops, if desired.
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This is the original photo from this post, first published May 14, 2012.