Apricot-Ginger Banana Bread

(makes 2 large loaves)

  • 3 1/2 cups flour
  • 4 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp sea salt
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp nutmeg
  • 1 cup plus 3 Tbsp butter, softened
  • 1 and 1/3 cups sugar
  • 4 eggs
  • 3-4 ripe, mashed bananas
  • 1 and 1/3 cups apricots, finely chopped
  • 3/4 cup toasted chopped walnuts
  • 1/2 cup crystallized ginger, finely chopped

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spray two 9×5 inch pans with nonstick spray.

In bowl, soft together flour, baking powder, salt, baking soda, cinnamon and nutmeg.

In stand mixer, cream together sugar and butter for three minutes. Add eggs and bananas. Add sifted dry ingredients and then fold in the apricots, ginger and nuts.

Divide batter into two pans and bake until brown and cooked through. About 60 minutes.

2 Responses to Apricot-Ginger Banana Bread

  1. Saw this recipe published in some magazine in the past and have been making it for the last 3 years. My daughter and her family love it so I mostly make it for them. It freezes very well.

  2. Web Hosting says:

    In a different bowl, mix both flours, cinnamon, raisins, chopped apricots and baking powder and mix with a wooden spoon. Shop-bought Baked Beans, Spaghetti Hoops and Pasta Sauces all too often contain added sugar or sweet.

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