Banana Bread

 Source: Banana Bread, SaskFlax.com ©2014

Source: Banana Bread, SaskFlax.com ©2014

The aroma of this homemade banana bread will automatically draw you to the kitchen for a slice!

Ingredients

  •  1 3/4 cups (425 mL) all-purpose flour
  •  1 cup (250 mL) ground flaxseed
  •  3/4 cup (175 mL) granulated sugar
  •  1 tsp (5 mL) baking powder
  •  1/2 tsp (2 mL) baking soda
  •  1/2 tsp (2 mL) salt
  •  1 cup (250 mL) mashed bananas
  •  2 Tbsp (30 mL) canola oil
  •  2 eggs

Topping:

  •   2 Tbsp (30 mL) chopped pecans
  •   2 Tbsp (30 mL) brown sugar
  •   1/2 tsp (2 mL) cinnamon

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350ºF (180ºC).
  2. In a bowl, mix together flour, ground flaxseed, sugar, baking powder, baking soda and salt.
  3. In a separate bowl, beat together bananas, oil and eggs.
  4. Add liquid ingredients to dry ingredients. Stir only until ingredients are moistened. Pour into a well greased 8.5 x 4.5 inch (21 x 12 cm) loaf pan.
  5. In a small bowl, combine pecans, brown sugar and cinnamon. Sprinkle over batter in loaf pan. Pat down gently into batter.
  6. Bake 55 to 60 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted in the centre comes out clean. Remove and cool on a rack.
 

Nutritional Analysis

 
 

YIELD: 1 loaf (20 slices).

SERVING SIZE: 1 slice. Each serving contains 2 tsp (10 mL) of flax.

Per Serving
Calories 132
Total Fat 5 g
Saturated Fat 1 g
Cholesterol 19 mg
Carbohydrates 21 g
Fiber 2 g
Sugars g
Protein 3 g
Sodium 113 mg
Potassium 115 mg