- 1/2 cup chopped pecans
- 1 1/2 cups whole wheat flour
- 1 teaspoon baking powder
- 1 teaspoon baking soda
- 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
- 1/2 cup sugar
- 2 tablespoons butter, melted
- 4 medium-size ripe bananas, mashed
- 1 egg, lightly beaten
- 1 (7-oz.) package dried fruit bits
- Vegetable cooking spray
How to Make It
Place pecans in a single layer in a jelly-roll pan.
Bake at 350° for 8 to 10 minutes or until lightly browned.
Combine flour and next 3 ingredients in a large bowl. Combine sugar and next 3 ingredients in a small bowl; add to flour mixture, stirring just until dry ingredients are moistened. Stir in pecans and fruit bits. Pour mixture into an 8 1/2- x 4 1/2-inch loaf pan coated with cooking spray.
Bake at 350° for 55 to 60 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted in center of bread comes out clean. Cool in pan on wire rack 10 minutes; remove from pan, and cool on wire rack 2 hours or until completely cool.