Oatmeal Banana Quick Bread

Author: Canadian Living

Bananas help reduce the amount of fat needed both to make this loaf and keep it moist. Let bananas ripen fully, even to the brown-skin stage, for ultimate flavour.

  • Portion size 12 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup quick-cooking rolled oats
  • 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 cups whole wheat flour
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 egg
  • 1 1/2 cup mashed banana about 3
  • 1/3 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 cup dried cherries
  • 1 cup raisin
Topping:
  • 2 tablespoons quick-cooking rolled oats

Method

In large bowl, whisk together rolled oats, all-purpose and whole wheat flours, sugar, cinnamon, baking powder and baking soda.

In separate bowl, whisk together egg, bananas, oil and vanilla; pour over dry ingredients. Sprinkle with cherries; stir just until moistened. Scrape into parchment paper-lined 9- x 5-inch (2 L) loaf pan; smooth top.

Topping: Sprinkle with rolled oats. Bake in centre of 350°F (180°C) oven until cake tester inserted in centre comes out clean, about 1 hour. Let cool in pan for 10 minutes. Remove from pan; let cool on rack.

Nutritional facts Pper slice: about

  • Sodium 133 mg
  • Protein 4 g
  • Calories 245.0
  • Total fat 8 g
  • Potassium 256 mg
  • Cholesterol 16 mg
  • Saturated fat 1 g
  • Total carbohydrate 42 g

%RDI

  • Iron 11.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 9.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 5.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 3.0
  • Vitamin C 3.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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