Fresh Orange Hummingbird Banana Bread

April 21st, 2018

Hummingbird Banana Bread

Anytime I see a recipe with hummingbird in the title I perk up.  I love hummingbird cake with its signature bananas, pineapples, nuts, coconut and spices.  As a follower of FOOD52, I was intrigued by a recipe entered in the contest for banana recipes.  At this point I don’t know which of the entries will win, but this is a winner in my humble opinion.

Hummingbird Banana Bread

I love the introduction of a fresh orange, including the pulp and zest.  It adds a moistness to the loaf.  The coconut is a fun addition.  Buttermilk is a big part of the mix and the buttermilk glaze makes everything work together. This is a stellar recipe and I hope that Carrie does well in the contest.  Keep checking on FOOD52 to see who wins.

Hummingbird Banana Bread

Check out Carries recipe here.  Note that she left out one ingredient; 1 teaspoon baking soda.

8 responses to “Fresh Orange Hummingbird Banana Bread”

  1. Penny at Enjoying The Simple Things says:

    That sounds like it would be a wonderful treat!

  2. monique says:

    Sounds good!

  3. Madonna says:

    Sounds delish. 🙂

    I like that she baked 2 – 4×6 loaves. I like to have something in the freezer to bring out in case of company. Also, I see in her comments she forgot the baking soda – so if anyone else bakes it be sure to read the comment section.

  4. Jane says:

    You can see how moist this is in your picture. A slice with a cup of tea would be wonderful in the afternoon.

    Thanks, Penny!


  5. Penny says:

    It is a very moist bread Jane. Great anytime of day.

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