Chunky Banana Bread With Pecan Streusel

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READY IN: 1hr 35mins
SERVES: 12
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat the oven to 325°.
  • Grease a 5"x9" loaf pan and set aside.
  • Sift flour, baking powder, and salt into a medium bowl and set aside.
  • Using an electric mixer, cream the butter and gradually add the sugar.
  • Add the eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.
  • Blend in vanilla and lemon zest.
  • Mix together 1 cup mashed banana with sour cream in a small bowl.
  • Add 1/3 of the flour mixture into the creamed butter mixture.
  • Blend in 1/2 of the banana mixture, another 1/3 of the flour mixture, remaining banana mixture, then remaining dry mixture, blending well after each addition.
  • Cut remaining banana into ½" chunks and fold into batter.
  • Pour batter into prepared pan and smooth.
  • To make the streusel, put the sugar, flour, and butter in food processor and pulse until crumbly.
  • Add pecans and pulse just until nuts are chopped.
  • Spread streusel evenly over batter, pressing in lightly.
  • Bake for 1 hour and 10 minutes, or until a tester inserted in center comes out clean.
  • Cool in pan on a wire rack for 10 minutes. Turn bread out of pan and cool completely before slicing.
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