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Frosted Banana Nut Bread Recipe

Tis the season for baking, baking, and more baking. Taking gifts of home-baked goods to family, friends, and neighbors just puts you in the festive mood. One of everyone’s favorites to give and receive is banana bread. This Frosted Banana Nut Bread Recipe (featured in our Winter 2011/2012 issue) from Kathy will be on the top of everybody’s wish list.

Kathy Petersen

Frosted Banana Nut Bread Recipe

Frosted Banana Nut Bread Recipe

Summary: Everyone will be asking for seconds when you serve this Frosted Banana Nut Bread Recipe. Give to your family, friends, and neighbors for a festive gift.


  • Bread-1 cube butter
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • 8 oz. cream cheese, softened in microwave
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts
  • 3 medium bananas, mashed
  • 1/2 cup white chocolate chips
  • 1 1/2 cups flour
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • Frosting- 8 oz. cream cheese, softened in microwave
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • 2 1/2 cups powdered sugar


  1. Bread- Combine butter, eggs, and sugar in mixing bowl. Beat until creamy.
  2. Add vanilla, cream cheese, nuts, bananas, and chocolate chips; mix thoroughly.
  3. Add flour, baking soda, and salt; mix again.
  4. Spray a large bread pan with non-stick spray, pour dough into pan, bake at 350 degrees for 1 hour.
  5. Let cool for 20 minutes, remove from pan, place on a serving tray, and let cool again while you make the frosting
  6. Frosting- Mix ingredients together in a small mixing bowl by hand until smooth. Frost (cooled) bread.

banana nut bread recipe Image credit- Ryne Hazen

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