Maple Pecan Bread

Slice into a moist and mapley quick bread that's prepped for the oven in minutes!

Yield

1 loaf

Maple Pecan Bread Ingredients

2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
3/4 cup granulated (white) sugar
1 cup half-and-half
1 teaspoon maple flavor
3 tablespoons vegetable oil
3 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 egg
1/2 cup chopped pecans, if desired

Maple Glaze Ingredients

1/2 cup confectioners' (powdered) sugar
2 to 3 teaspoons half-and-half or milk
1 teaspoon maple flavor
2 tablespoons chopped pecans, if desired

Directions

Preheat oven to 350°F (177°C). Grease bottom only of an 8 x 4-inch or 9 x 5-inch loaf pan with cooking spray.

In large bowl, mix all Maple Pecan Bread ingredients except pecans with spoon; beat 30 seconds. Stir in 1/2 cup pecans. Pour into prepared pan.

Bake for 55 to 65 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 10 minutes. Loosen sides of loaf from pan; remove from pan to wire cooling rack. Cool completely, about 2 hours.

In small bowl, mix all Maple Glaze ingredients except pecans until smooth and thin enough to drizzle. Drizzle cooled bread with Maple Glaze. Sprinkle with 2 tablespoons pecans.

Estimated Time

Preparation Time: 20 minutes

Bake Time: 55 minutes
Cool time: 2 hours 10 minutes

Additional Information

Serve bread slices with a scoop of butter pecan ice cream and additional maple syrup for a tasty dessert.

Storage

Wrap tightly and store at room temperature up to 4 days, or refrigerate up to 10 days.

Nutritional Information

1 Serving (1 Slice): Calories 130 (Calories from Fat 35), Total Fat 4 g (Saturated Fat 1 1/2 g, Trans Fat 0 g), Cholesterol 15 mg; Sodium 150 mg; Total Carbohydrate 22 g (Dietary Fiber 0 g, Sugars 11 g), Protein 2 g; Exchanges: 1/2 Starch; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 1 Fat; Carbohydrate Choices: 1 1/2

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