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DECK THE HOLIDAY'S: BANANA NUT BREAD!

Thursday, March 15, 2012

BANANA NUT BREAD!

   This extra-moist recipe is loaded with ripe bananas and ready for you to steal a quick bite. February 23rd is National Banana Bread Day, so do your patriotic duty and get to baking. Your taste buds will thank you.


Banana-nut Bread


Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups whole wheat flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 4 medium-size ripe bananas, mashed
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 large egg, lightly beaten
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts, toasted
  • Vegetable cooking spray

Preparation

  1. 1. Stir together first 4 ingredients in a large bowl; make a well in center of mixture.
  2. 2. Stir together bananas and next 4 ingredients; add to flour mixture, stirring just until dry ingredients are moistened. Gently fold in walnuts.
  3. 3. Pour batter into a 9- x 5-inch loaf pan coated with cooking spray.
  4. 4. Bake at 350° for 55 minutes to 1 hour or until a wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pan on a wire rack 10 minutes; remove from pan, and cool completely on wire rack. Serve with light whipped cream cheese, if desired.


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