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Banana Bread

Prep time: about 90 minutes

What you need:

  • 2 eggs
  • 1-3/4 c. sifted flour
  • 2 tsp. baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp. baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/3 c. vegetable oil
  • 2/3 c. sugar
  • 1 c. mashed bananas (about 3 bananas)

What to do:

  1. Preheat the oven to 350° F (180° C).
  2. Beat eggs well in a small bowl.
  3. In a medium-size bowl, sift together the flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt.
  4. In a large bowl, add the vegetable oil. Add the sugar a little bit at a time, and continue beating until the mixture is fluffy.
  5. Add the eggs to the mixture in the large bowl and beat well.
  6. Add some of the flour mixture to the large bowl and beat well. Then add some of the mashed bananas and beat some more. Continue adding flour, then bananas, then flour, then bananas, until everything is mixed in.
  7. Pour mixture into a baking pan coated with nonstick spray. Bake for 70 minutes.
  8. Flip your banana bread out of the pan, let it cool for a bit, and cut it into slices to eat and share!

Nutritional analysis (per serving):

145 calories
2g protein
5g fat
24g carbohydrate
1g fiber
27mg cholesterol
155mg sodium
37mg calcium
0.8mg iron

Serves: 16

Serving size: 1 slice

Note: Nutritional analysis may vary depending on ingredient brands used.

Suggestion:

If you like nuts, add chopped walnuts during Step 6.

Reviewed by: Allison Brinkley, RD, LD/N, CNSC
Date Reviewed: 04-11-2015