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This sweet bread has less oil than most traditional recipes, but you won't miss it. Extra bananas keep it moist.

Lisa Davis, Richmond, Virginia
Recipe by Southern Living June 2006


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20 mins
1 hr
10 mins
1 hr 30 mins
Makes 10 servings


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Instructions Checklist
  • Stir together first 4 ingredients in a large bowl; make a well in center of mixture.

  • Stir together bananas and next 4 ingredients; add to flour mixture, stirring just until dry ingredients are moistened. Gently fold in walnuts.

  • Pour batter into a 9- x 5-inch loaf pan coated with cooking spray.

  • 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.

  • Note: Nutritional analysis does not include cream cheese.

Nutrition Facts

217 calories; calories from fat 28%; fat 7.2g; saturated fat 0.6g; mono fat 2.7g; poly fat 3.4g; protein 5g; carbohydrates 35.9g; fiber 4.2g; cholesterol 21mg; iron 1.3mg; sodium 183mg; calcium 42mg.