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Pineapple Banana Bread with Walnuts Recipe

Pineapple Banana Bread with Walnuts Recipe

This versatile bread can be enjoyed as a breakfast treat or simple dessert. My mother gave me the recipe. It was one of her church potluck favorites. It freezes well, too.—Grace Gibbons, Melbourne, Florida
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 40 min. YIELD:10 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/8 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 egg
  • 1/3 cup canola oil
  • 2/3 cup sugar
  • 2/3 cup mashed banana (about 1 medium)
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 can (8 ounces) crushed pineapple, drained
  • 1/4 cup chopped walnuts

Directions

  • 1. In a large bowl, combine the first five ingredients. Combine the egg, oil, sugar, banana and vanilla. Add to the dry ingredients just until moistened. Fold in pineapple and nuts.
  • 2. Pour into two greased and floured 5-3/4-in. x 3-in. x 2-in. loaf pans. Bake at 350° for 40-45 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool for 5 minutes before removing from pans to wire racks. Yield: 2 mini loaves.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 slice) equals 216 calories, 10 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 21 mg cholesterol, 193 mg sodium, 30 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 3 g protein.