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Banana-Berry Nut Bread Recipe

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Gina Todd of Portage, Indiana first made this pretty loaf after picking strawberries one year. "The berries complement its banana and nut flavors," she assures.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Bake: 1 hour + cooling
MAKES:16 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Bake: 1 hour + cooling
MAKES: 16 servings

Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup canola oil
  • 3/4 cup mashed fresh strawberries
  • 1/2 cup mashed ripe banana (about 1 large)
  • 1/2 to 1 cup chopped walnuts

Nutritional Facts

One slice (recipe prepared with 1/2 cup walnuts) equals 166 calories, 6 g fat (0 saturated fat), 27 mg cholesterol, 121 mg sodium, 25 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 3 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch, 1 fat, 1/2 fruit.

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, combine the first five ingredients. In another bowl, whisk eggs, sugar and oil until smooth; add strawberries and banana. Stir into the dry ingredients just until moistened. Fold in walnuts.
  2. Pour into a greased 9-in. x 5-in. loaf pan. Bake at 350° for 60-65 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool for 10 minutes before removing from pan to a wire rack. Yield: 1 loaf (16 slices).
Originally published as Banana-Berry Nut Bread in Quick Cooking July/August 2000, p47

Nutritional Facts

One slice (recipe prepared with 1/2 cup walnuts) equals 166 calories, 6 g fat (0 saturated fat), 27 mg cholesterol, 121 mg sodium, 25 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 3 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch, 1 fat, 1/2 fruit.

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Reviewed Apr. 14, 2011

"This is my favorite banana bread recipe. I use a cup of strawberries after food processing them. Yum!"

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