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Banana Bread with Toasted Walnuts

Banana Bread with Toasted Walnuts

This version of banana bread has less oil for fewer calories and some whole-wheat flour for more nutrition—but you wouldn't know it from the taste.

It’s hard to imagine banana bread without nuts. This lower-fat version has a small amount of walnuts, toasted to enhance their flavor, and fiber-rich whole-wheat flour.

Prep: 5 days Cook: 60 days
Serves: 12 Save

Ingredients (14)

  • ¼ oz Cooking Spray
  • 1½ cup All Purpose Flour
  • ½ cup Whole Wheat Flour
  • 1½ tsp Baking Powder
  • ¼ tsp Baking Soda
  • ½ tsp Salt
  • 3 Bananas
  • ¾ cup Sugar
  • 1 Egg
  • 2 Egg Whites
  • ⅓ cup Buttermilk
  • or ⅓ cup Plain Yogurt
  • ¼ cup Canola Oil
  • ¼ cup Walnuts, Chopped
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Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350F. Coat an 8 x 4-inch loaf pan with cooking spray.
  2. Combine all-purpose flour, whole-wheat flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt in a large bowl.  Stir well.
  3. Combine banana, sugar, egg, egg whites, buttermilk and oil; beat with a mixer a medium speed until blended. Add flour mixture; beat at low speed just until evenly blended. Stir in walnuts. Pour into pan.
  4. Bake 60 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted in the center comes out clean. Cool in pan on wire rack 15 minutes. Remove from pan and finish cooling on rack.