Banana Nutty Bread
This quick bread has double the banana flavor, two types of nuts and oats.
1 cup quick or old fashioned oats
1/4 cup chopped pecans
1/4 cup chopped walnuts
3 tablespoons butter, melted
2 tablespoons brown sugar, packed
1 (14-ounce) package banana bread quick bread mix
1 cup water
1/2 cup mashed ripe banana (about 1 large)
2 large eggs, lightly beaten
3 tablespoons vegetable oil
- Preheat oven to 375°F (175°C). Grease and flour bottom only of a 9 x 5-inch loaf pan.
- In small bowl, combine oats, nuts, butter and brown sugar; mix well. Reserve 1/2 cup mixture, set aside.
- In large bowl, combine remaining oat mixture, quick bread mix, water, banana, eggs and oil. Mix until dry ingredients are moistened. Pour into pan. Sprinkle top of loaf with reserved oat mixture.
- Bake 50 to 55 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in center of loaf comes out clean. Cool 10 minutes in pan; remove to wire rack. Cool completely.
Makes 1 loaf.