Banana Bread

Note: This high-calorie recipe is especially for teens with cystic fibrosis (CF). Teens with CF 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
1 1/2 c. flour
1/4 tsp. salt
1 tsp. baking soda
1/2 c. milk
3/4 c. chopped walnuts

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit (176 degrees Celsius).
  2. Mix above 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):

605 calories
20 g protein
52 g fat
732 mg sodium
164 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, LD/N
Date reviewed: February 2009

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