Moist Banana Nut Bread With Orange Glaze

READY IN: 1hr 15mins
YIELD: 1 loaf




  • Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F. Butter a loaf pan and set aside.
  • In a bowl, sift together the flour, baking soda, salt, and flax seeds.
  • In another bowl, mix the butter, sugar, eggs, and vanilla until creamy. Add the orange zest and juice and stir lightly.
  • Slowly fold the flour mixture into the wet ingredients until combined, then add the nuts and banana, mixing until just combined. Try not to over mix.
  • Pour into greased loaf pan and bake for 1 hour, or until toothpick inserted into middle of loaf comes out clean.
  • Allow bread to cool in the pan for 10 minutes before transferring to rack. Cool completely before glazing.
  • FOR THE GLAZE: Combine the confectioner's sugar and orange and/or lemon juice. Stir until smooth. Pour over cooled bread.