Buttermilk Banana Bread Recipe

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Makes 4 small loaves or 1 large loaf

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2 large eggs
1/2 cup sugar
3 mashed ripe bananas
1/3 cup buttermilk
1 tablespoon vegetable oil
1 tablespoon vanilla extract
1 ¾ cups white whole wheat flour (such as King Arthur Brand)
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt


Preheat oven to 325 °F. Lightly grease a loaf pan. Using a whisk or a fork beat eggs and sugar in large bowl until thick and light. Mix in mashed bananas, buttermilk, oil and vanilla. Add flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt. Mix until just blended. Pour batter into prepared pan. Bake bread until golden brown on top and butter knife inserted into center comes out clean, about 1 hour (40 minutes if you are using the small loaf pans). Turn bread out onto rack and cool.

Nutrition Facts

One small loaf is 460 calories, 6.9 g fat, 89.7 g carbohydrates, 10.4 g protein, 3.8 g fiber, 510 mg sodium, 12 Points+

One slice of a small loaf (five slices total) is 92 calories, 1.4 g fat, 0.0 g saturated fat, 17.9 g carbohydrates, 7.5 g sugar, 2.1 g protein, 0.8 g fiber, 103 mg sodium, 2 Points+

Points values are calculated by Snack Girl and are provided for information only. See all Snack Girl Recipes

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