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Moist Pineapple Banana Bread

Total Time

Prep: 15 min. Bake: 1 hour + cooling

Makes

2 loaves (16 pieces each)

Our four kids like slices of this moist tropical-tasting banana bread for breakfast. I sometimes bake it in mini loaf pans, then freeze the loaves so we can enjoy a small portion at a time. —Mary Watkins, Chaska, Minnesota

Ingredients

  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 3 large eggs, room temperature
  • 1-1/4 cups canola oil
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 can (8 ounces) crushed pineapple, drained
  • 2 cups mashed ripe bananas (4 to 5 medium)

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°. In a large bowl, combine flour, sugar, salt, baking soda and cinnamon. In another bowl, whisk eggs, oil and vanilla; add pineapple and bananas. Stir into dry ingredients just until moistened. Pour into 2 greased 9x5-in. loaf pans.
  2. Bake until a toothpick comes out clean, 60-65 minutes. Cool 10 minutes before removing from pans to wire racks.

Nutrition Facts

1 piece: 191 calories, 9g fat (1g saturated fat), 20mg cholesterol, 120mg sodium, 26g carbohydrate (16g sugars, 1g fiber), 2g protein.