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Banana Nut Bread

Recipe makes two loaves

  • 1 cup ripe bananas, mashed
  • 1/3 cup low-fat buttermilk
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar, packed
  • 1/4 cup trans fat-free margarine
  • 1 egg or 1/4 cup egg substitute
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour, sifted
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup pecans, chipped
  1. Preheat oven to 350 °F.
  2. Lightly oil two 9 x 5-inch loaf pans.
  3. Stir together mashed bananas and buttermilk. Set aside.
  4. Cream brown sugar and margarine together until light.
  5. Beat in egg.
  6. Add banana mixture and beat well.
  7. Sift together flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt.
  8. Add all at once to liquid ingredients.
  9. Stir until well blended.
  10. Stir in nuts and turn into prepared plans.
  11. Bake for 50-55 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.
  12. Cool for 5 minutes in pans.
  13. Remove from pans and complete cooling on a wire rack before slicing.

1 slice per serving
Nutrition per serving: 133 calories; 5g fat; 2mg cholesterol; 138mg sodium