Banana Nut Bread

Yum! Savor a slice of banana bread made with whole wheat flour and low fat Greek yogurt.

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 2 hr 30 min
  • Servings 16

3/4
cup Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
3/4
cup Gold Medal™ whole wheat flour
1/2
cup sugar
3/4
cup mashed very ripe bananas (about 2 medium)
1
container (6 oz) Greek Fat Free plain yogurt
1/3
cup vegetable oil
1
teaspoon baking soda
1/2
teaspoon salt
2
eggs
1/2
cup coarsely chopped nuts

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Grease bottom only of 8x4- or 9x5-inch loaf pan with shortening or cooking spray.
  • 2 In large bowl, beat all ingredients except nuts with electric mixer on low speed 30 seconds. Beat on medium speed 45 seconds, scraping bowl frequently. Stir in nuts. Pour batter into pan.
  • 3 Bake 45 to 55 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 10 minutes. Loosen sides of loaf from pan. Remove from pan to cooling rack. Cool completely, about 1 hour.

Expert Tips

You can make this recipe with 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour, and omit the whole wheat flour.

For the best flavor, use bananas that have lots of brown specks on the skin and are slightly soft.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
160
(
Calories from Fat
70),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
8g
8%
(Saturated Fat
1g,
1%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
25mg
25%;
Sodium
170mg
170%;
Total Carbohydrate
18g
18%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
8g
8%
),
Protein
3g
3%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
4%;
Iron
4%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.