banana nut

Recipe: Banana-Nut Bread


  • 1 C ripe bananas, mashed
  • 1/3 C lowfat buttermilk
  • 1/2 C brown sugar, packed
  • 1/4 C margarine
  • 1 egg
  • 2 C all-purpose flour, sifted
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 C pecans, chopped


  1. Preheat oven to 350 °F. Lightly oil two, 9- by 5-inch loaf pans.
  2. Stir together mashed bananas and buttermilk. Set aside.
  3. Cream brown sugar and margarine together until light. Beat in egg. Add banana mixture and beat well.
  4. Sift together flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt. Add all at once to liquid ingredients. Stir until well blended.
  5. Stir in nuts, and turn into prepared pans.
  6. Bake for 50–55 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool for 5 minutes in pans.
  7. Remove from pans and complete cooling on a wire rack before slicing.

Number of servings (yield): 4

Meal type: dessert

Culinary tradition: USA (General)

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