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Banana Wheat Bread

Categories: Breads

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This whole wheat banana bread is very tasty and moist. Make sure you use buttermilk instead of regular milk as it will help to balance out the whole wheat flavor.

Ingredients

  • 1 c. bananas ripe, mashed
  • 3/4 c. sugar
  • 1/3 c. applesauce unsweetened
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 2 lg. eggs
  • 1/4 c. quick cooking rolled oats
  • 1 tsp. Clabber Girl Baking Soda
  • 1 tsp. Clabber Girl Baking Powder
  • 2 c. whole wheat flour
  • 1 tsp. cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp. nutmeg
  • 1/4 tsp. cardamom
  • 3/4 c. buttermilk
  • Banana Wheat Bread (topping)
    • 1/3 cup chopped pecans
    • 2 tbsp brown sugar
    • 2 tbsp quick cooking rolled oats
    • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
    • 1/4 tsp nutmeg

Instructions

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Coat a 9x4x2-inch loaf pan and set aside.

In a large mixing bowl, combine banana, sugar and applesauce. Add vanilla and eggs, mixing well. In a separate bowl combine dry ingredients and add to banana mixture alternately with buttermilk. Pour into prepared loaf pan.

In a small bowl, combine topping ingredients; sprinkle over top.

Bake in preheated oven for one hour. Cool in pan for 10 minutes, then place on wire rack to cool completely.