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Cranberry-Orange Pumpkin-Spice Banana Bread

Rated as 4.69 out of 5 Stars

"This super moist holiday loaf will help you ring in the fall and holiday season with warm pumpkin spice and seasonal cranberry! Bake one for snacks and breakfast at home, but remember that mini loaves make great holiday gifts for co-workers!"
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Ingredients

1 h 25 m servings 314 cals
Original recipe yields 14 servings

Directions

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Brush 9 x 5-inch loaf pan with additional I Can't Believe It's Not Butter!(R) Spread; set aside.
  2. Combine mashed banana, I Can't Believe It's Not Butter!(R) Spread, brown sugar, eggs and vanilla in large bowl with wooden spoon. Stir in remaining ingredients except Glaze until blended. Spoon into prepared pan.
  3. Bake 60-70 minutes until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 20 minutes on wire rack; remove from pan and cool completely.
  4. To make Glaze, combine confectioners sugar, melted Spread, vanilla, orange peel and 3 to 4 teaspoons warm water in small bowl. Drizzle over cooled banana bread.

Footnotes

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  • *Pumpkin pie spice is sold in jars in the supermarket. You can create your own by combining 2 tsp. ground cinnamon, 1 tsp. ground ginger, 1/2 tsp. ground nutmeg or allspice and 1/4 tsp. ground cloves.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 314 calories; 10.9 g fat; 52.9 g carbohydrates; 3.1 g protein; 27 mg cholesterol; 256 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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I made muffins instead of a loaf, and ended up with 12 delicious muffins baked at 350ºF for about 23 minutes. I did add a splash of OJ to the batter and replaced some of the water in the glaze ...

I did make some changes (dreaded words, I know). I substituted 1/2 cup of wheat flour and used only 1 1/2 cup of white. I used 2 sticks of butter, not the butter spread. Other ingredients I foll...

I really enjoyed this bread! So many layers of flavor. I did soak my dried cranberries in boiling water for about 5 minutes, drained and then folded them in at the end. I also used OJ in place o...

Its not sweet enough for me. The second time i added an extra 1 cup of white sugar, 1/2 cup of chocolate chips and it was way better. I also doubled on the pumpkin spice.

Didn't make any changes to the recipe, absolutely loved it!

Really nice. Made 8 mini loaves. I used melted butter rather than margarine.

I like all the flavors that were used in the bread, but, together they seemed a little off to me. I think for me that the pumpkin pie spice seemed to fight the flavor of the bananas. My husb...

Big hit with the crowd!

I used some of the juice from the orange in the glaze instead of the melted spread resulting in a great orange glaze!