Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 1/2 cup raisins

  2. 1 cup granulated sugar

  3. 1/2 cup butter, softened

  4. 3 large bananas, mashed

  5. 2 large eggs

  6. 2 cups all-purpose flour

  7. 1 teaspoon baking powder

  8. 1 teaspoon baking soda

  9. 1/2 teaspoon salt

  10. 1/2 cup chopped pecans

  11. 1 tablespoon butter

  12. 1/4 cup firmly packed brown sugar

  13. 1/4 cup milk

  14. 1/4 cup powdered sugar

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. Preheat oen to 325°F (160 °C) . Grease and flour the bottom of a 9 x 5-inch loaf pan. Soak raising in hot tap water for 10 minutes, or until plump. Drain and set aside. Meanwhile, in a large bowl cream together sugar with 1/2 cup of butter until smooth. Beat in mashed bananas then eggs, one at a time until well blended. Fold in flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt until just mixed. Gently stir in pecans and reserved raisings. Pour into prepared pan and bake for 1 hour, or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Cool on a wire rack for 10 minutes. Loosen edges with a butter knife and carefully remove from pan; cool completely on wire rack. Meanwhile, in a small saucepan, melt remaining tablespoon of butter; stir in brown sugar and milk. Bring to a gentle boil and simmer for 2 minutes. Remove from heat. Stir in powdered sugar. Beat until thick. Drizzle over bread before slicing.


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