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Cranberry Banana Bread is made with flavorful fresh cranberries, sweet bananas, cinnamon & nutmeg to make this fantastic take on traditional banana bread.
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5 from 2 votes

Cranberry Banana Bread

Cranberry Banana Bread is made with flavorful fresh cranberries, sweet bananas, cinnamon & nutmeg to make this fantastic take on traditional banana bread.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups all purpose flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 cup softened butter 1 cube
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 tsp nutmeg
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 1/3 cups mashed bananas about 3 bananas
  • 2 cups fresh cranberries rinsed
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans
  • 2 TBSP coarse sugar

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 300 degrees F. Spray your 8-9" bread pan with non-stick spray or line with parchment. Set aside.
  • Whisk together flour, baking soda & salt in a small bowl. Set aside.
  • In a large mixing bowl, cream together butter and brown sugar until well blended. Stir in spices, eggs, vanilla and bananas.
  • Stir in flour mixture until just incorporated.
  • Fold in cranberries, setting several aside to top bread with, if you'd like.
  • Transfer mixture to bread pan. Sprinkle top with coarse sugar and top with remaining cranberries, if desired.
  • Bake for 60-65 minutes at 300 degrees F. Bread will be a dark brown color and internal temp will read 190 degrees F when done.
  • Cool in pan for 20 minutes. Overturn loaf onto a cooling rack to cool rest of the way. Slice & enjoy!