Banana Bread

Banana Bread

Note: This high-calorie recipe is especially for teens with cystic fibrosis (CF), who often need to consume additional calories to help them meet their nutritional needs.

This tastes great when served hot with a scoop of vanilla ice cream on top. Yum!

Prep time: 80 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 1/3 c. butter, melted
  • 1/3 c. light brown sugar
  • 3 ripe bananas, mashed
  • 2 eggs
  • 1½ c. flour
  • ¼ tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • ½ c. whole milk
  • ¾ c. chopped walnuts

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350ºF (176Cº).
  2. Mix all ingredients.
  3. Pour batter in greased, 8-inch bread pan.
  4. Bake for 1 hour. A toothpick inserted in the middle of the bread should come out clean.

Serves: 8

Serving size: one 1" slice

Nutritional analysis (per serving):
330 calories
17 g protein
17 g fat
330 mg sodium
51 mg calcium

Note: Nutritional analysis may vary depending on ingredient brands used.

Variations and suggestions:
This bread freezes very well. Eat half this week and freeze the rest for another time.

Reviewed by: Allison Brinkley, RD, CNSC, LD/N
Date reviewed: July 2012

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