BANANA BREAD WITH ORANGE CREAM CHEESE FILLING
Yield: 1 medium loaf
1/2 C. butter
1 C. sugar
1 tsp. vanilla extract
1 C. mashed bananas
1/2 C. chopped pecans
1/2 C. sour cream
1 1/2 C. flour
1 tsp. baking soda
1/2 tsp. salt
Orange Cream Cheese Filling (recipe follows)
Combine the butter, sugar, eggs, vanilla, bananas, pecans,
sour cream, flour; baking soda and salt in the older listed in a
mixer bowl, mixing well after each addition. Beat for 1 minute.
Spoon into a greased and floured 5x9" loaf pan. Bake at 350ÂºF
for one hour. Invert onto a wire rack to cool. Slice and spread
with Orange Cream Cheese Filling.
Orange Cream Cheese Filling:
Note: This is the mystery filling for the banana bread sandwich.
Yield: 2 cups
16 oz. cream cheese, softened
3/4 C. confectioners’ sugar
Grated peel of 1 orange
2 T. frozen orange juice concentrate
Beat the cream cheese in a mixer bowl until light and fluffy. Add
the confectioners’ sugar, orange peel and orange juice concentrate,
beating until blended.