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Banana-Oatmeal Loaf

Yield 12 servings (serving size: 1 slice)

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2/3 cup sugar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 cup regular oats
  • 1 cup mashed ripe banana (about 2 large)
  • 1/3 cup low-fat buttermilk
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 large eggs, lightly beaten
  • Cooking spray

Nutrition Information

  • calories 192
  • caloriesfromfat 28
  • fat 6 g
  • satfat 1.1 g
  • monofat 1.5 g
  • polyfat 2.9 g
  • protein 3.8 g
  • carbohydrate 31.4 g
  • fiber 1.3 g
  • cholesterol 36 mg
  • iron 1.2 mg
  • sodium 154 mg
  • calcium 52 mg

How to Make It

  1. Preheat oven to 350°.

  2. Lightly spoon flour into dry measuring cups; level with a knife. Combine flour and the next 4 ingredients (through salt) in a large bowl, stirring well with a whisk. Stir in oats.

  3. Combine mashed banana, buttermilk, vegetable oil, vanilla extract, and eggs; add to flour mixture. Stir just until moist.

  4. Spoon batter into an 8 x 4-inch loaf pan coated with cooking spray. Bake at 350° for 55 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 15 minutes in pan on a wire rack; remove from pan. Cool completely on wire rack.