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Banana Blueberry Bread

Photo: Karry Hosford
Yield 16 servings (serving size: 1 slice)
"This bread is supereasy to make. I like to take it to my daughter's play group and watch the other mothers and toddlers enjoy it. The freshness of the fruit gives a sensational flavor to the bread." CLReader.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup whole wheat flour
  • 3/4 cup uncooked quick-cooking grits
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 3 tablespoons canola oil
  • 1 cup mashed ripe banana
  • 3/4 cup blueberries
  • 2 large eggs, lightly beaten
  • Cooking spray

Nutrition Information

  • calories 145
  • caloriesfromfat 25 %
  • fat 3.6 g
  • satfat 0.4 g
  • monofat 1.8 g
  • polyfat 1 g
  • protein 3 g
  • carbohydrate 25.9 g
  • fiber 1.4 g
  • cholesterol 27 mg
  • iron 0.9 mg
  • sodium 116 mg
  • calcium 15 mg

How to Make It

  1. Preheat oven to 350°.

  2. Lightly spoon flours into dry measuring cups; level with a knife. Combine flours, grits, sugar, salt, baking powder, and baking soda in a large bowl; make a well in center of mixture. Combine oil, banana, blueberries, and eggs; add to flour mixture. Stir just until moist.

  3. Spoon batter into an 8 x 4-inch loaf pan coated with cooking spray. Bake at 350° 1 hour or until a wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool bread in pan 10 minutes on a wire rack. Remove bread from pan, and cool completely on wire rack.