Banana Nut Bread III


This banana bread is wonderful warm with butter. It is a lovely gift in small loaf pans. If pecans aren’t your forte, substitute walnuts.

Original recipe makes 2 8×4-inch loaf pans


1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/4 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 cup white sugar
1/2 cup chopped pecans
2 eggs
1 cup mashed bananas
1/2 cup vegetable oil
1 teaspoon vanilla extract


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour two 8×4 inch loaf pans. Set aside.
  2. Sift together flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, and sugar. Stir in nuts, eggs, bananas, oil, and vanilla extract.
  3. Pour into prepared pans. Bake for 45 to 60 minutes. Cool on wire rack for 10 minutes before removing from pans.


Calories: 205 kcal
Carbohydrates: 26.9 g
Cholesterol: 26 mg
Fat: 10.1 g
Fiber: 1.1 g
Protein: 2.7 g
Sodium: 162 mg