Banana Bread w/ Orange Glaze (adapted from Taste of Home)
- 3/4 Cup Butter, softened
- 8oz Cream Cheese, softened
- 2 Cups Sugar
- 2 eggs
- 4 Medium Ripe Bananas, mashed
- 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
- 3 cups flour (I did 2 cups regular, 1 cup wheat)
- 1/2 tsp Baking Powder
- 1/2 tsp Baking Soda
- 1/2 tsp Salt
- 1 Cup Confectioner's Sugar
- 3 Tbsp orange juice
- 1 tsp orange zest
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Cream butter, cream cheese and sugar until light and fluffy. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well in between. Beat in bananas and vanilla.
Combine the flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt. Add to creamed mixture until combined well.
Transfer batter to two well greased bread pans. Bake at 350 degrees for 1 hour or until toothpick comes out clean.
In a small bowl, whisk the glaze ingredients. drizzle over loaves when they come out of the oven. Cool for 10 minutes in bread pan then transfer to wire rack to cool completely.