Banana Walnut Bread

  • Yield: 10 servings
  • Prep: 10 mins
  • Cook: 50 mins


1/3cup butter or margarine
2/3cup sugar
3/4teaspoon grated lemon peel
1-- egg
1-1/4cup flour
3/4cup ground walnuts
1-1/2teaspoon baking powder
1/4teaspoon baking soda
1-1/3cup mashed ripe bananas (about 3)
1/2cup chopped walnuts


  1. In mixer bowl cream butter, sugar and peel.  Beat in egg. 
  2. Combine flour, ground nuts, baking powder and soda.  Add to creamed mixture alternately with bananas, blending thoroughly after each addition.  Stir in chopped nuts. 
  3. Pour batter into greased 8 ½ X 4 ½-inch loaf pan. 
  4. Bake in 350F oven 50 to 55 minutes, until golden brown and pick inserted in center comes out clean.  Remove from pan.  Cool on rack before slicing.

Nutritional Info *per serving

  • Calories 270
  • Glycemic Load 12
  • Fat 15g
  • Saturated Fat 5g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat 6g
  • Monounsaturated Fat 3g
  • Cholesterol 35mg
  • Sodium 170mg
  • Potassium 190mg
  • Carbohydrate 34g
  • Fiber 2g
  • Sugars 17g
  • Protein 4g
  • Trans Fat 0g
  • Vitamin A 4%
  • Vitamin C 4%
  • Calcium 6%
  • Iron 8%
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