pecan banana bread

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The smell y'all. It will fill your house. It will make everyone swoon while it is cooking. The aroma is hypnotizing. I love this bread, it never fails that it will be moist. Not only moist, but it is an easy bread to make which is always a winner in my book! 

Ingredients: 

  • 3 extra ripe bananas
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 1/4 cup brown sugar (packed) 
  • 3/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 3 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans
  • 1 3/4 cups flour
  • 1 tbsp ground flax *optional*

Directions: 

  • Spray a 6x9 bread loaf pan
  • In a large mixing bowl, combine the eggs, sugar, oil and sour cream
  • Whisk until smooth
  • Mash the bananas with hands or in a separate bowl
  • Add to the mixer along with cinnamon, baking soda, baking powder, vanilla, salt and pecans
  • Add flour and stir until combined
  • Pour the batter into the pan
  • Bake for about an hour- may take up to 1 hour and 15 minutes, depending on your oven.