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Banana Walnut Bread

Cook time 1 hr
Yield 18 (1/2-inch) slices.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup mashed ripe banana
  • 1/4 cup whole milk
  • 1 cup chopped walnuts

Nutrition Information

  • calories 208
  • caloriesfromfat 44 %
  • fat 10.1 g
  • satfat 3.8 g
  • monofat 0.0 g
  • polyfat 0.0 g
  • protein 4.2 g
  • carbohydrate 26.5 g
  • fiber 0.0 g
  • cholesterol 39 mg
  • iron 0.0 mg
  • sodium 177 mg
  • calcium 0.0 mg

How to Make It

  1. Combine first 5 ingredients in a large bowl; stir well. Set aside.

  2. Beat butter at medium speed of an electric mixer until creamy; gradually add sugar, beating well. Add eggs, one at a time, beating after each addition. Add banana and milk to creamed mixture; add to dry ingredients, stirring just until dry ingredients are moistened. Stir in walnuts.

  3. Pour batter into a greased and floured 9- x 5- x 3-inch loafpan. Bake at 350° for 1 hour or until a wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Let cool in pan 10 minutes; remove from pan, and let cool on a wire rack.

Light and Luscious