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Slow-Cooker Bourbon Banana Bread

slow-cooker bourbon banana bread Side Dish
Slow-Cooker Bourbon Banana Bread
  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 3 hr 40 min
  • Servings 16

This banana bread is full of surprises. First, it’s spiked with the flavors of bourbon, pecans and chocolate chips (topped with a bourbon glaze and more pecans for good measure). And because it’s baked in your slow cooker, there’s not need to heat up the oven.

Updated October 7, 2012
Bisquick
Make with
Bisquick

Ingredients

Bread

  • 2 2/3
    cups Original Bisquick™ mix
  • 1 1/2
    cups mashed very ripe bananas
  • 3/4
    cup granulated sugar
  • 1/3
    cup butter, melted
  • 2
    tablespoons bourbon
  • 1
    teaspoon vanilla
  • 3
    eggs
  • 1
    teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 3/4
    cup semisweet chocolate chips
  • 3/4
    cup chopped toasted pecans

Glaze

  • 2
    tablespoons butter, melted
  • 1
    cup powdered sugar
  • 1
    tablespoon bourbon
  • 1
    teaspoon hot water

Steps

  • 1
    Grease bottom only of 3 1/2- to 4-quart round slow cooker with shortening or cooking spray. Sprinkle lightly with 2 teaspoons of the Bisquick mix.
  • 2
    In large bowl, stir bananas, granulated sugar, 1/3 cup melted butter, 2 tablespoons bourbon, the vanilla and eggs until well blended. Stir in remaining Bisquick mix, the cinnamon, chocolate chips and 1/2 cup of the pecans until well blended. Pour into slow cooker.
  • 3
    Cover; cook on High heat setting 1 hour 30 minutes to 2 hours or until toothpick inserted in center of loaf comes out clean. Turn off slow cooker; uncover, and remove ceramic base from cooker to cooling rack. Let cool 15 minutes.
  • 4
    Loosen edge of bread with thin metal spatula. Remove bread from slow cooker to cooling rack. Cool 1 hour.
  • 5
    In small bowl, mix glaze ingredients until smooth and consistency of thick syrup. Drizzle over top of bread. Sprinkle evenly with remaining 1/4 cup pecans.

  • Free up the oven with this great slow cooker banana bread.
  • To toast pecans, sprinkle in ungreased heavy skillet. Cook over medium-low heat 5 to 7 minutes, stirring frequently until browning begins, then stirring constantly until golden brown.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
310
Calories from Fat
130
% Daily Value
Total Fat
15g
22%
Saturated Fat
6g
29%
Trans Fat
1g
Cholesterol
50mg
16%
Sodium
260mg
11%
Potassium
160mg
5%
Total Carbohydrate
41g
14%
Dietary Fiber
2g
8%
Sugars
24g
Protein
3g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%
4%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
4%
4%
Iron
6%
6%
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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