Introducing our delicious Banana Pecan Fudge Loaf, a delicious treat that combines irresistible flavors for a heavenly experience. This delicious creation offers a perfect balance of sweet and nutty, making it the ideal choice for a snack or a well-deserved treat. Our bread, made with love, is carefully prepared to satisfy the tastes of your whole family. From the first bite to the last, each piece offers a taste explosion that is guaranteed to leave you wanting more. Add a touch of sweetness to your day with this irresistible snack option.
- 2 ripe bananas, mashed, about 200g peeled weight
- 2 medium eggs, beaten
- 100g butter, melted
- 100 g toffee yoghurt
- 100g light muscovado sugar
- 200g self-raising flour
- ½ tsp baking powder
- 100 g pecans, coarsely chopped
- 150g pack of Werthers chewy sweets, coarsely chopped
Use dampened scissors to make cutting the toffees easier.
- Preheat the oven to 160°C/fan 140°C/gas 3.
- Butter and line the bottom of a 900g loaf tin.
- Mix bananas, eggs, butter, toffee yogurt and sugar until well combined.
- Sift the flour and baking powder together and fold into the mixture.
- Fold in three quarters of the pecans and half of the toffees.
- Pour the mixture into the mold and smooth the lid.
- Sprinkle the remaining nuts and toffee on top.
- Bake for 50-55 minutes until the loaf has risen and feels springy.
- Allow to cool in the tin, then remove and peel off the lining.
- Stored in an airtight container for up to 3-4 days.
Equipment and tools
- mixing bowl
- Box shape
- baking paper
- Wetted scissors
This recipe contains the following allergens:
- Werther’s chewy sweets
Storage and leftovers
Once cooled, you can store the banana pecan fudge loaf in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 3 days. Alternatively, you can wrap it tightly in plastic wrap and freeze for up to 3 months. Leave at room temperature for a few hours to thaw.
The Health Benefits of Banana Pecan Fudge Loaf
When it comes to delicious desserts, the Banana & Pecan Fudge Loaf offers a delicious combination of flavors and textures. But did you know that this delicious treat also comes with a number of health benefits? Let’s find out how the ingredients in this recipe contribute to your well-being.
With their natural sweetness and creamy texture, ripe bananas are not only a key ingredient in this bread but also provide several health benefits. Bananas are an excellent source of important vitamins and minerals, especially vitamin C, potassium and vitamin B6. They are also rich in fiber, which promotes healthy digestion and helps regulate blood sugar levels.
Using two medium eggs in this recipe adds a good amount of protein to your banana pecan fudge loaf. Eggs are considered a complete source of protein and contain all the essential amino acids your body needs. Protein is essential for building and repairing tissue and supporting healthy hair, skin and nails.
Although butter adds richness and flavor to this fudge loaf, it’s important to consume it in moderation. Butter contains saturated fat, which can increase the risk of heart disease if consumed in excess. However, when consumed in small amounts, butter can provide important fat-soluble vitamins such as vitamin A, vitamin E and vitamin K.
The toffee yogurt in this recipe gives the loaf a creamy and tangy touch. Yogurt is known for its probiotics, which are beneficial bacteria that support a healthy gut. Probiotics can improve digestion, boost the immune system, and even improve mental health.
Light muscovado sugar
While the light muscovado sugar used in this recipe provides sweetness, it’s worth noting that it is less refined than white sugar. Muscovado sugar retains more of the natural molasses, making it a source of small amounts of minerals such as calcium, iron and potassium. However, it is always important to consume sugar in moderation.
This recipe calls for self-rising flour, which is a convenient option for baking. Although self-raising flour doesn’t offer any particular health benefits, it serves as a base and helps give the loaf a light and moist consistency.
In addition to being a delicious nut, pecans are a great addition to the health benefits of this fudge loaf. Packed with healthy fats, pecans are a rich source of monounsaturated fat, which may help lower bad cholesterol and reduce the risk of heart disease. They also contain various essential minerals and vitamins, including vitamin E and magnesium.
Werther’s Chewy Toffees
The Werthers chewing coffees in this recipe provide a wonderful caramel taste. Although they’re included primarily for flavor rather than health reasons, it’s always okay to treat yourself to a small amount of treat every now and then!
Next time you bake a banana pecan fudge loaf, remember that with these healthy ingredients you’re not only pleasing your taste buds, but also nourishing your body. Enjoy every delicious bite without feeling guilty!