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Mango-Pecan Bread

Ingredients

Directions

Tip: because mangos are so fibrous, the best way to mash them is to pulse in a food processor; aim for a texture that resembles cottage cheese.
Preheat oven to 350; coat a 9 x 5 x 3 inch baking pan with nonstick oil-and-flour baking spray; set aside.
Whisk the flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, nutmeg, and salt together in a big bowl.
Add in the pecans and raisins; toss well; then make a well in the middle of the dry ingredients.
Combine the mashed mango, eggs, oil, and vanilla in a bowl; pour into the well in the dry ingredients and mix only enough to combine; the batter should be lumpy.
Scoop the batter into the prepared pan; spreading to the corners; bake in the lower third of the oven for 50-55 minutes or until the bread begins to pull from the sides of the pan and cake tester comes out clean.
Cool bread in the pan on a wire rack for 10 minutes, then loosen around the edge with a small thin-blade spatula and turn out.
Cool the bread right side up to room temperature before cutting.