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Banana-Nut Bread

Easy to make, moist and delicious.

Recipe Source: Stay Young At Heart
Prep time Cook time Yields Serving Size
10 minutes 1 hour 8 servings ½-inch slice


1 C mashed ripe bananas

⅓ C low-fat buttermilk

½ C packed brown sugar

¼ C margarine

1 egg

2 C sifted all-purpose flour

1 tsp baking powder

½ tsp baking soda

½ tsp salt

½ C chopped pecans

calories 133
Total fat 5 g
Saturated fat 1 g
Cholesterol 12 mg
Sodium 138 mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.


  • 1
    Preheat oven to 350 °F. Lightly oil a 9×5-inch loaf pan.

  • 2
    Stir together mashed bananas and buttermilk; set aside.

  • 3
    Cream brown sugar and margarine together until fluffy. Beat in egg. Add banana mixture; 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 the prepared pan.

  • 6
    Bake for 50 to 55 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Cool for 5 minutes in the pan.

  • 7
    Remove from pan and complete cooling on a wire rack before slicing.

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