Banana-nut Bread
En Español (Spanish Version)

Bananas and low-fat buttermilk give this old favorite its moistness and help lower the fat.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size½ in sliceCalories133Total Fat5 gSaturated Fat1 gCholesterol12 mgSodium138 mg
Ingredients and Preparation
IngredientsMeasuresMashed ripe bananas1 cup  Low-fat buttermilk1/3 cup  Packed brown sugar½ cup Margarine1/4 cup  Egg1  All-purpose flour, sifted2 cups Baking powder1 teaspoon  Baking soda½ teaspoon  Salt½ teaspoonChopped pecans½ cup  
  • Directions
  • Preheat oven to 350ºF. Lightly oil two 9 x 5 inch loaf pans.
  • Stir together mashed bananas and buttermilk; set aside.
  • Cream brown sugar and margarine together until light. Beat in egg. Add banana mixture; beat well.
  • Sift together flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt; add all at once to liquid ingredients. Stir until well blended.
  • Stir in nuts and turn into prepared pan.
  • Bake for 50-55 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 5 minutes in pan.
  • Remove from pan and complete cooling on a wire rack before slicing.

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