Fridays Foods

HUMMINGBIRD BREAD

Hummingbird bread is such a southern classic! If you love banana bread, you’re going to love this recipe. With bananas, pineapple and coconut, it’s a sweet treat everyone adores.

INGREDIENTS

For Bread

  1. 1/2 C unsalted sweet cream butter, softened
  2. 3/4 C sugar
  3. 1/4 C brown sugar, packed
  4. 2 large eggs
  5. 2 1/2 C flour
  6. 1 tsp baking soda
  7. 1 tsp salt
  8. 1 1/2 C mashed bananas
  9. 1 tsp pure vanilla extract
  10. 1 tsp cinnamon
  11. 1 8oz can crushed pineapple
  12. 1 C sweetened shredded coconut
  13. 1/3 C chopped pecans

For Frosting

  • 1/2 C unsalted sweet cream butter, softened
  • 1 8 oz cream cheese, softened
  • 1 C powder sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 3/4 C chopped pecans (optional)

 

DIRECTIONS

Bread

  1. Preheat your oven to 350 degrees and grease your loaf pans with cooking spray
  2. In a large mixing bowl, combine the flour, baking soda, cinnamon and salt and whisk until combined
  3. Using a standing mixer, cream the butter and sugars until creamy and fluffy
  4. Mix in the eggs and vanilla
  5. Gradually mix in the dry ingredients and mix until combined. Batter will start to look really dry and crumbly
  6. Add in the pineapple, coconut and pecans and mix until combined
  7. Add in the mashed bananas
  8. Pour batter into loaf pans and bake for 35-40 minutes or until a toothpick or a knife comes out clean
  9. Let sit on a wire rack to cool completely

Icing

  1. Using a standing mixer, combine all ingredients except the pecans and mix until smooth and fluffy
  2. Using a rubber spatula, scoop some of the cream cheese frosting onto a cooled loaf and frost
  3. Sprinkle with some chopped pecans
  4. Enjoy!

 

 

Well,  that’s all the news from the south,
Happy” farming” to all the farm girl sisters out there.
See you next time down on the farm.

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