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Oat Bran Banana Bread

This healthy recipe comes from NDSU Extension Service.


  • 1 c. flour
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • 1 ¼ c. oat bran
  • ¼ tsp. salt (optional)
  • 1/3 c. brown sugar
  • ¼ c. vegetable oil
  • 2 eggs
  • ½ c. skim milk
  • ½ tsp. vanilla
  • 1 ¼ c. banana, mashed


Stir together flour, soda, oat bran and salt. Set aside. In a mixing bowl, mix sugar and oil. Add eggs, milk and vanilla, beat until smooth. Mix in mashed banana. Add dry ingredients to banana mixture. Pour into loaf pan that has been sprayed with nonstick cooking spray or lightly greased. Bake at 350 F for 50 to 55 minutes. Cool 10 minutes in pan. Remove and cool. Makes one loaf.

Makes 16 servings.

Per serving: 121 calories, 4.8 grams (g) fat and 2.3 g fiber
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