Add a twist to your classic banana bread favorite by adding pecans! The extra crunch and flavor goes a long way!

Pecan Banana Bread
  • 1¾ cups whole wheat flour
  • ½ cup maple syrup
  • 1 Tbsp. baking powder
  • ¼ tsp. baking soda
  • ½ cup butter
  • 2 ripe bananas (mashed)
  • ½ cup pecans (coarsely chopped)
  • 1 Tbsp. grated lemon peel
  • 2 eggs (slightly beaten)
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. In a bowl, mix first four ingredients with fork.
  3. Use knife to cut in butter until mixture has crumbly appearance.
  4. With fork, stir bananas, pecans, lemon peel and eggs into flour mixture until flour is just moistened.
  5. Spoon batter into lightly greased 9×5″ loaf pan.
  6. Bake at 350 degrees for 40-50 minutes or until inserted knife comes out clean.
  7. Cool at least 10 minutes before slicing and serving.