Gift of the Magi Bread

Total Time
1hr 10mins
Prep
15 mins
Cook
55 mins

Originally from Taste of Home. I make this during the Christmas Season - It's loaded with scrumptious ingredients such as coconut, mandarin oranges, dates, cherries, chocolate chips and almonds.

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Ingredients

Nutrition

Directions

  1. In a large mixing bowl, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy.
  2. Beat in eggs and vanilla.
  3. Combine the flour, baking soda and salt; add to the creamed mixture alternately with bananas.
  4. Stir in the oranges, coconut, chocolate chips, 1/2 cup almonds, cherries and dates.
  5. Pour into two greased 8-in. x 4-in. x 2-in. loaf pans.
  6. Sprinkle with remaining almonds.
  7. Bake at 350 for 50-55 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean.
  8. Cool for 10 minutes before removing from pans to wire racks to cool completely. Yield: 2 loaves.