Banana bread with blood orange marmalade glaze8

Posted on January 28, 2012 by ChristieSweet Treats, Taste Tests, Vegetarian

I had a few pesky overripe bananas in my fruit bowl last weekend, and when that happens there is only one thing to do.

Make banana bread.

I’d also just received a jar of Beerenberg Blood Orange Marmalade. I’m not a marmalade fan at all, but this one is much sweeter than other ones I’ve tasted, so I decided to tweak my usual dense and moist banana bread recipe and top it with a sweet glaze.

I simply warmed three tablespoons of the marmalade in a saucepan and then poured it over the cooked cake and brushed it in with a silicone brush.

The marmalade added a lovely tang and a welcome sweet/sticky element when served in thin slices with a dollop of whipped cream. Just heavenly.

Grab the banana bread recipe here.

Do you like tweaking your own favourite recipes for a change?

Christie x
  • Christie, this bread looks so good. I’m imagining eating it with that dollop of cream. Maybe I’d have to have 2 pieces just to be sure.

  • I made a cake with blood orange oil yesterday, there must be something in the air this week :) great idea with the glaze, perfect match! I’m always tweaking recipes- I just can’t help it!

  • Oh! this is good…too good! Very clever to use the marmalade as a glaze…I can only imagine the taste with whipped cream too!

  • Oh! this is good…too good! Very clever to use the marmalade as a glaze…I can only imagine the taste with whipped cream too!

  • oh fun glass like it

  • haha great minds girl! I just cooked with my blood orange marmalade today! It’s delicious! :)

  • I’m not normally a fan of banana bread but my husband loves it. Now I have an excuse to make it as I think the orange glaze is an AWESOME touch.

  • I so love making banana bread, its so easy to do and always uses up those banana, it sso versatile too you can pretty much mix any type of fruit. I love the idea of the glaze

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