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  • Banana-Nut Bread

Easy to make, moist and delicious.

Recipe Source: Stay Young At Heart


  • 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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