Home > Nutrition > Healthy Recipes > Banana Bread  
Banana Bread - Recipe Contest Winner
Banana Bread - Recipe Contest Winner

Category: Bread | Serves: 16

(282 ratings)

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 98
Protein: 3 g
Carbs: 20 g
Fat: 1 g
Saturated Fat: 0 g
Sodium: 342 mg
Fiber: 1 g

Save As Favorite
Print This Recipe
Send to a friend
Today's feature recipe is the winner of October's Creative Cook Contest! We hope you'll enjoy this as much as us. Congrats to Diet.com Member Gardengate!
Ingredients:
2 cups all purpose flour
1/4 cup of sugar
3/4 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
3 large, very ripe bananas, mashed well (about 1 1/2 cups)
1/4 cup plain yogurt
2 large eggs, lightly beaten
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
Directions:
1 Adjust oven rack to lower middle position and preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spray Pam in a large loaf tin and lightly dust with flour.
2 Whisk flour, sugar, baking soda and salt in a large bowl; set aside.
3 Use a spoon to mix mashed bananas, yogurt, eggs and vanilla in another bowl.
4 Lightly fold banana mixture into dry ingredients until batter looks thick and chunky. (Don't over-mix or your loaf will be tough and rubbery).
5 Scrape batter into loaf tin, and bake for about 55 minutes, until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Cool in the pan for at least 5 minutes and serve warm or at room temperature. Cut into 8 slices and cut those in half to make 16 pieces
6 ENJOY!

Ratings & Reviews
(282 ratings)
Was not too happy with this recipe
Reviewed By: mamawjojo
Made this twice thought I had done something wrong. What was wrong was to me there is an ingredient that is missing ...
Aug 27, 2013
Bland
Reviewed By: Diet.com Member
I made this recipe with milk instead of yogurt, and I am not impressed. It is bland, and the crust is chewy and hard to ...
Aug 11, 2010
Pretty good - kids ate it!
Reviewed By: Momto3inIL
My hubby and kids ate it!! I used 1/2 cup wheat flour and 1 1/2 cups all purpose flour! I wouldn`t use anymore - the ...
Jan 27, 2009
Pretty good and pretty easy
Reviewed By: mireilleboudreau
I made this as a dozen muffins instead of a loaf. This is a quick, easy recipe using everyday ingredients. It`s ...
Dec 17, 2007
Good Bread
Reviewed By: guitarplayer101
are the nutrition ingredience(calories, fat,fibre and the rest) for each serving or as a whole?
Aug 09, 2007
View All Reviews
Next Recipe
Banana Pancakes Banana Pancakes
Category: Breakfast Idea
Calories: 320
Rating:

Features from Our Dietitian
Dietitian Consult
Meghan Tiernan (MS, RD, LDN) is a registered dietitian with a passion for helping others achieve a healthy lifestyle. She strives to help others learn the most nutritious way to eat, in order to achieve good health.
Is Diet Soda a Risk Factor for Heart Disease?
This is a question I've never really asked myself. However, recently there was a study done ...
Spring Fruits and Vegetables!
When I think of Spring, I automatically think about eating more fruits and veggies. I'm not ...
Exciting Changes to the Nutrition Label
There are exciting things happening in the nutrition world. It's just another nod to how ...
Juicing Diets and Fasts: A Dietitian's Opinion
Juicing diets have become pretty popular. I hear people talk about them all the time and how ...

McAfee SECURE sites help keep you safe from identity theft, credit card fraud, spyware, spam, viruses and online scams