Adapted from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health, US Department of Health and Human Services
Bananas and low-fat buttermilk give this old favorite its moistness and help lower the fat.
½ in slice
Ingredients and Preparation
Mashed ripe bananas
Packed brown sugar
All-purpose flour, sifted
Preheat oven to 350ºF. Lightly oil two 9 x 5 inch loaf pans.
Stir together mashed bananas and buttermilk; set aside.
Cream brown sugar and margarine together until light. Beat in egg. Add banana mixture; beat well.
Sift together flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt; add all at once to liquid ingredients. Stir until well blended.
Stir in nuts and turn into prepared pan.
Bake for 50-55 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 5 minutes in pan.
Remove from pan and complete cooling on a wire rack before slicing.
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