Avocado Bread With Pecans and Lime Glaze

Total Time
1hr 15mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 1 hr

This is an unique recipe that I have found in a cookbook called "The Best quickbreads". I was kind of scared to try it at first and I'm not much of a lime fan, but it turns out yummy.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Grease a 9x5 inch loaf pan or spray with nonstick spray.
  3. Peel and pit the avocado, then puree it in a food processor or blender until just smooth.You should have 1/2 cup.
  4. In a mixing bowl, combine the beaten egg, avocado, yogurt and nuts.
  5. Beat with a spoon to mix well.
  6. Combine the flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, lime zest and salt in a small bowl.
  7. Add the dry ingredients to the creamed mixture and stir with a spatula until smooth and just moistened. Do not overmix.
  8. Pour the batter into the prepared loaf pan and bake in the center of the oven until golden brown and a cake tester inserted into the center of the loaf comes out clean, about 45-55 minutes.
  9. Let loaf rest in its pan on a rack to cool.
  10. To make the Lime Syrup: Combine the sugar and lime juice in a small saucepan.
  11. Place over low heat until sugar just dissolves.
  12. Pierce the loaf about a dozen times to the bottom with a bamboo skewer, toothpick, or metal cake tester.
  13. Immediately pour the hot syrup over the warm loaf.
  14. Let cool for 30 minutes in the pan before turning the loaf out of the pan onto a rack, then turning it right side up to cool completely.
  15. Wrap tightly in plastic wrap and let stand at room temperature overnight before serving.