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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 12
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 199.9
  • Total Fat: 5.1 g
  • Cholesterol: 45.6 mg
  • Sodium: 143.3 mg
  • Total Carbs: 36.7 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1.3 g
  • Protein: 3.1 g

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Beautiful Banana Bread

Submitted by: TASHTEGO

Introduction

Quick and simple recipe. Use very ripe bananas for best results. If bananas are frozen, thaw in a separate bowl and drain liquid before adding. Quick and simple recipe. Use very ripe bananas for best results. If bananas are frozen, thaw in a separate bowl and drain liquid before adding.
Number of Servings: 12

Ingredients

    1/4 cup butter
    1 cup sugar
    2 eggs
    3 large bananas
    1 1/2 cups flour
    1 tsp baking soda
    1 tsp nutmeg

Directions

Makes one standard loaf size, approx 12 servings (slices).

Cream butter and sugar. Add beaten eggs and bananas. Add sifted flour, soda and nutmeg. Mix well.

Pour into greased loaf pan and bake at 350F for 50 minutes. Toothpick inserted into center should come out clean when loaf is done.

Optional: add a piece of parchment paper cut to the size of the bottom of your loaf pan to make removal easy, guaranteed!

Number of Servings: 12

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user TASHTEGO.






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  • Incredible!
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    FANTASTIC! I subbed 1/2 the white sugar for brown sugar, no nutmeg, and added 1/2 tsp cinnamon and 1/2 cup chopped pecans. It made 6 jumbo muffins. - 1/30/09

    Reply from TASHTEGO (3/28/09)
    Great substitutions - and I've never thought to make muffins of this recipe though I see many folks commenting have ;)


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  • Incredible!
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    Ive made this recipe twice the bread turns out so beatiful and moist i add one tsp of vanilla for a lil something different and usesd a tsp of cinnamon it tastes so good my son and my hubby loves this recipe!!! - 12/2/08

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  • 2 of 3 people found this review helpful
    I am on a low carbohydrate diet. Any suggestions around reducing the three bananas? Sugar substitute works and really reduces the carbs. Would a single banana and banana flavouring do the trick? Or would something else have to be added. Tastes great but I can only eat 1/3 slice! - 1/30/09

    Reply from TASHTEGO (3/28/09)
    I'm not really sure Dametemplar... the bananas really add structure to the bread. You might have to search the web for "low carb banana bread" to find another recipe that would fit your carb needs. Let us know what you find!


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  • Incredible!
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    I added flax seed and cinn! Yummy! - 11/30/08

    Reply from TASHTEGO (3/28/09)
    I'd love details on the flax seed addition! :)


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  • Incredible!
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Very yummy! I also added the tsp. of cinnamon. - 11/28/08

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    I made this yesterday with three bananas I had in the freezer. I did add 1 tsp. cinammon. It was EXCELLENT! - 11/2/08

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    very moist and ohhhhhhh sooooooo good, thank you - 10/29/08

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    First time baking banana bread and this recipe turned out perfectly! Using Splenda instead of sugar saves about 50-60 calories per serving. Highly recommended! - 10/6/08

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    You can use splenda instead of sugar and also add 1/2 cup brown sugar splenda...also add raisons and walnuts!!!Loved this recipe - 9/25/08

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Great and easy recipe! My little guys loved it. Thanks for the hint about draining the banana's I wouldn't have thought of it and had a real mess! - 9/15/08

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  • Very Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    No sugar, used Maple Syrup instead (not much needed with super ripe bananas)
    No eggs
    Added Flax = nice nutty flavor
    Added a little vanilla and cinnamon in addition to the nutmeg
    Fantastic :)
    - 12/30/11

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Perfect! I am so happy to still see some recipes without the sugar substitutes, since I am not a big fan of them. To be healthy I am just careful with how much sugar I consume. Thank you! Amazing bread! - 4/19/11

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I made it with 2.5 bananas (all I had) and a tsp of vanilla instead of nutmeg. Turned out great! - 2/21/10

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  • Very Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    very moist I used splenda , vanilla extract and cinnamon yummmmm! - 2/1/10

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Delicious and easy - I did use the half sugar and half brown sugar, added a few drops of vanilla, and topped with nuts - made 12 muffins. Thank you, I will surely add this recipe to my favorites. - 3/8/09

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  • 1 of 3 people found this review helpful
    I wonder why so many recipes on here use white sugar instead of Splenda?? Seems strange on a health site. I can understand it inside women's magazines. - 3/3/09

    Reply from TASHTEGO (3/28/09)
    Thanks for commenting Ethelmerz :) Not everyone who is interested in health and weight loss finds sugar to be a challenge and some people prefer not to consume any artificial sweeteners... generally I find that if you're a Splenda-fan (I am!) then you can subst. at will! :D


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  • Very Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I made this today and it tasted great! Instead of butter I used heart smart tub margarine and I used 1/2 tsp of nutmeg and 1/2 tsp cinnamon instead - 1/3/09

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Delicious. Everyone in my family loved it. However, if you don't like the herby smell of too much nutmeg, it might be good to reduce the amount. Otherwise great recipe. It's a keeper for sure and will make it again. Thank you - 12/13/08

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  • Delicious! So moist and flavorful. I did add one tsp of cinnamon but other than that followed the recipe as is. Yum! - 10/18/13

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  • excellent!! loved it..followed the recipe exactly. thank you for sharing - 3/28/13

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  • I like this bread. I made it with 1/2 brown sugar and 1/3 of the flour I used whole grain. The only problem is the calories...it's pretty high. Next time I will use an applesauce recipe to cut some fat. - 9/17/12

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  • So easy! - 9/11/12

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  • Wonderful! I used Splenda instead of sugar, smart balance for the butter, and replaced half of the flour with white whole wheat flour. I also added a tsp of cinnamon and a tsp of vanilla. I had to cook it in a star shaped pan, because my sister doesn't have a normal one. - 5/15/12

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  • I needed a good recipe to use bananas that were very ripe. This was a nice and easy dessert. I added some applesauce and cinnamon. It came out moist just like I love! A keeper - 5/11/12

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  • Great recipe, super easy and YUMMY!!!!! - 1/3/12

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