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Blueberry Pecan Banana Bread - super moist and tender bread with brown sugar and yogurt flavor makes this blueberry and pecan stuffed bread the best ever.

Best Blueberry Pecan Banana Bread

Blueberry Pecan Banana Bread - super moist and tender bread with brown sugar and yogurt flavor makes this blueberry and pecan stuffed bread the best ever!
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time :20 minutes
Cook Time :1 hour
Total Time :1 hour 20 minutes
Servings :12
Calories :297
Course :Bread, Dessert

Ingredients
 

  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter softened
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 2 large eggs room temperature
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp allspice
  • 1/3 cup plain greek yogurt
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 3 medium bananas overripe, mashed with fork
  • 1 cup fresh blueberries
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 350°F. Grease or spray with non-stick cooking spray a 9 x 5 inch loaf pan.
  • In a large bowl, with the mixer set on medium, cream the shortening and the sugar until light and fluffy. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Add vanilla, allspice, greek yogurt. and bananas. Beat on low speed to combine.
  • In medium bowl, combine flour, baking soda and salt.
  • Add to the banana mixture, beating on medium speed for one minute. Scrape down bowl as needed. Fold in blueberries and pecans until well distributed.
  • Spread into prepared pan. Bake on center rack of oven for 1 hour to 1 hour and 15 minutes, or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.
  • Allow to cool for 10 minutes on a wire rack. Remove from the pan and cool completely on the wire rack.

Notes

Reserve a handful of pecans and blueberries to decorate top of bread dough before baking.

Nutrition Facts

Serving: 1sliceCalories: 297kcalCarbohydrates: 44gProtein: 5gFat: 12gSaturated Fat: 6gCholesterol: 56mgSodium: 165mgPotassium: 201mgFiber: 2gSugar: 23gVitamin A: 313IUVitamin C: 4mgCalcium: 38mgIron: 1mg

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