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Nutty crunch banana bread recipe

A breakfast of bran cereal and sliced bananas is the inspiration for this healthy, delicious banana bread. It tastes great warm out of the oven or toasted and spread with honey butter.

Banana bread loaf, with the end sliced off to show the inside.

Nutty crunch banana bread

Susan Watson Cleveland
A breakfast of bran cereal and sliced bananas is the inspiration for this healthy, delicious banana bread. It tastes great warm out of the oven or toasted and spread with honey butter.
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Prep Time 20 mins
Bake Time 40 mins
Total Time 1 hr
Course Breakfast, Dessert, Snack
Servings 1 loaf

Ingredients
  

  • 1 egg beaten
  • ¼ cup margarine melted
  • 1 cup (2-3) bananas mashed
  • ½ cup granulated sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1 cup multigrain flour
  • cup rolled oats
  • cup all bran cereal
  • ½ cup walnuts chopped
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp baking soda

Instructions
 

  • Beat egg, margarine, bananas, sugar, and vanilla in a large bowl.
  • In a separate bowl, combine remaining ingredients. Add to banana mixture, stirring just to moisten.
  • Spread mixture in a greased 8 ½” X 4 ½” loaf pan.
  • Bake in preheated 375°F oven for 30-40 minutes.
Keyword banana bread, bananas, bran cereal, breakfast, rolled oats
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This recipe was originally published in the April/May 2000 issue of Cottage Life.

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