Banana-nut Bread

Adapted from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health, US Department of Health and Human Services


Nutrition Facts

Serving Size ½ in slice
Calories 133
Total Fat 5 g
Saturated Fat 1 g
Cholesterol 12 mg
Sodium 138 mg

Ingredients and Preparation

Ingredients Measures
Mashed ripe bananas 1 cup
Low-fat buttermilk 1/3 cup
Packed brown sugar ½ cup
Margarine 1/4 cup
Egg 1
All-purpose flour, sifted 2 cups
Baking powder 1 teaspoon
Baking soda ½ teaspoon
Salt ½ teaspoon
Chopped pecans ½ cup
  1.  
  2. Directions
  3. Preheat oven to 350ºF. Lightly oil two 9 x 5 inch loaf pans.
  4. Stir together mashed bananas and buttermilk; set aside.
  5. Cream brown sugar and margarine together until light. Beat in egg. Add banana mixture; beat well.
  6. Sift together flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt; add all at once to liquid ingredients. Stir until well blended.
  7. Stir in nuts and turn into prepared pan.
  8. Bake for 50-55 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 5 minutes in pan.
  9. Remove from pan and complete cooling on a wire rack before slicing.