Banana Nut Bread

  • Yield: 12 servings


1/4cup Earth Balance margarine, softened
1/4cup vegetable shortening
1cup sugar
3-- bananas, mashed
1cup unbleached all-purpose flour
1cup whole-wheat pastry flour
1teaspoon fine sea salt
2teaspoons baking powder
1/2teaspoon baking soda
1/2cup plain soy yogurt
1/3cup plain almond milk
1/2cup chopped pecans


  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F. Spray a 9 x 5 x 3-inch loaf pan with nonstick cooking spray.
  2. Cream margarine, shortening, and sugar together with an electric mixer. Add bananas and beat until well incorporated. One at a time, add the all-purpose flour, pastry flour, salt, baking powder, baking soda, yogurt, milk, and pecans, incorporating each ingredient fully before adding the next.
  3. Pour the batter into the prepared loaf pan and bake for 40 to 45 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.



Recipes from Quick and Easy Low-Cal Vegan Comfort Food: 150 Down-Home Recipes Packed with Flavor, Not Calories, copyright © Alicia C. Simpson, 2012. Reprinted by permission of the publisher, The Experiment. Available wherever books are sold.

Nutritional Info *per serving

  • Calories 284
  • Fat 12g
  • Saturated Fat 3g
  • Monounsaturated Fat 0g
  • Sodium 372mg
  • Carbohydrate 43g
  • Fiber 3g
  • Sugars 22g
  • Protein 3g
  • Calcium 77mg
  • Iron 1mg