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Oatmeal Banana Nut Bread

Fresh oatmeal in Oatmeal Banana Nut Bread

Oatmeal Banana Nut Bread is the best banana nut bread we have ever made! So full of flavor. Double the recipe and give it as gifts.


1/2 cup shortening
3/4 cup white sugar
2 eggs
1 cup mashed ripe bananas
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup quick cooking oats
1/2 cup walnuts


Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Lightly grease a 9x5 inch loaf pan.

In a large bowl, cream together the shortening and sugar until light and fluffy. Stir in the eggs one at a time, beating well with each addition, then stir in the banana and vanilla.

In a mixing bowl, beat the 3 eggs; add oil, sugars and flavoring, mixing until foamy. Blend in the flour, wheat germ, baking powder, soda, and salt. Stir in zucchini and nuts. Pour batter into 2 greased bread pans.

In a separate bowl, sift together flour, baking soda and salt. Beat into creamed mixture. Stir in oats and nuts. Pour into prepared pan. Bake in preheated oven for 50 to 55 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center of the loaf comes out clean.

Nutrition Information

Recipe makes 1 9-inch loaf.

Did You Know?

Oats are an excellent source of manganese and a very good source of selenium.

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