Sunday, August 19, 2007

Banana Bread

1 ½ cups all Purpose flour
2 t. baking powder
½ t. baking soda
¼ t. salt
1/3 cup wheat germ
1/3 cup packed brown sugar
¼ cup flax seed
½ t. cinnamon
¼ t. ground cardamom
2 large eggs, beaten
¼ cup buttermilk
¼ cup oil
1 cup mashed, very ripe bananas
½ cup walnuts

Preheat oven to 350 degrees and butter an 8 ½ x 4½ x 3 inch loaf pan.

Combine dry ingredients in a medium bowl and set aside.

In a large bowl combine eggs, buttermilk, and oil; stir well. Stir in mashed banana. Add Flour mixture, and walnuts; stirring just until moist.

Pour batter into prepared loaf pan and bake for 45-55 minutes or until knife inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pan for 10 minutes and remove from pan.

Approximate Nutrition Fact: per slice (16 per loaf) Cal. 155, Fat 8, Carbs 19, Fiber 3, protein 4,

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