Bananas and low-fat buttermilk give this old favorite its moistness and help lower the fat.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size½ in slice
Total Fat5 g
Saturated Fat1 g
Cholesterol12 mg
Sodium138 mg

Ingredients and Preparation

Mashed ripe bananas1 cup  
Low-fat buttermilk1/3 cup  
Packed brown sugar½ cup 
Margarine1/4 cup  
All-purpose flour, sifted2 cups 
Baking powder1 teaspoon  
Baking soda½ teaspoon  
Salt½ teaspoon
Chopped pecans½ cup  
  1. Directions
  2. Preheat oven to 350ºF. Lightly oil two 9 x 5 inch loaf pans.
  3. Stir together mashed bananas and buttermilk; set aside.
  4. Cream brown sugar and margarine together until light. Beat in egg. Add banana mixture; beat well.
  5. Sift together flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt; add all at once to liquid ingredients. Stir until well blended.
  6. Stir in nuts and turn into prepared pan.
  7. Bake for 50-55 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 5 minutes in pan.
  8. Remove from pan and complete cooling on a wire rack before slicing.