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Banana-Oat Quick Bread

Yield 16 servings (serving size: 1 slice)

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup quick-cooking oats
  • 3/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup mashed ripe banana
  • 1/2 cup low-fat buttermilk
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 1/4 cup egg substitute or 2 large egg whites
  • Cooking spray
  • 1/4 cup quick-cooking oats
  • 2 tablespoons coarsely chopped walnuts
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons butter or stick margarine

Nutrition Information

  • calories 170
  • caloriesfromfat 28 %
  • fat 5.2 g
  • satfat 1.1 g
  • monofat 1.4 g
  • polyfat 2.2 g
  • protein 3.3 g
  • carbohydrate 28.4 g
  • fiber 1.4 g
  • cholesterol 1 mg
  • iron 1.3 mg
  • sodium 132 mg
  • calcium 69 mg

How to Make It

  1. Preheat oven to 350°.

  2. Lightly spoon flour into dry measuring cups, and level with a knife. Combine flour and next 4 ingredients (flour through salt) in a large bowl; make a well in center of mixture. Combine banana, buttermilk, oil, and egg substitute in a bowl; add to flour mixture. Stir just until moist. Spoon batter into an 8 x 4-inch loaf pan coated with cooking spray.

  3. Combine 1/4 cup oats, walnuts, 2 tablespoons brown sugar, and butter, and sprinkle over batter. Bake at 350° for 1 hour or until a wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 5 minutes in pan on a wire rack; remove from pan. Cool completely on wire rack.