Banana Nut Fruitcake
Total TimePrep: 15 min. Bake: 50 min. + cooling
Makes2 loaves (16 slices each)
- 1-1/2 cups sugar
- 3/4 cup canola oil
- 2 large eggs, lightly beaten
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 1-1/2 cups mashed ripe bananas (about 3 medium)
- 3 cups all-purpose flour
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1 teaspoon baking soda
- 1-1/2 cups chopped pecans
- 1 cup chopped candied cherries
- 1/2 cup chopped candied pineapple
- In a large bowl, beat sugar and oil. Beat in eggs and vanilla. Add bananas. Combine the flour, salt and baking soda; add to banana mixture just until blended. Fold in the pecans, cherries and pineapple.
- Pour into two greased 8x4-in. loaf pans. Bake at 350° for 50-60 minutes or until golden brown and a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Cool for 10 minutes before removing from pans to wire racks.
Nutrition Facts1 slice: 399 calories, 19g fat (2g saturated fat), 27mg cholesterol, 245mg sodium, 55g carbohydrate (32g sugars, 2g fiber), 4g protein.
Dec 25, 2012
I have made this recipe twice now and it has been great both times. I used walnuts in place of the pecans and added coconut-yum. This recipe makes a wonderful presentation for Christmas.
Jan 14, 2012
I'm making this every X-Mas from now on!!!
Dec 1, 2011
Wonderfully easy with a dynamic taste
Dec 1, 2011
is the calorie count correct? 400 for 1 slice??!
Dec 24, 2010
i've always made banana nut bread... but making it into a fruit cake was my first and it was a HIT!!! i would definitely make it again and again every year~ or maybe throughout the whole year so easy, simple, and delicious.
Dec 21, 2009
I was impressed with this, it actually tastes like xmas cake ...I will definetily make again .