A Shredded Wheat Take on Banana Bread

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Special Extra: Toast the bread slices and top each with a scoop of vanilla or chocolate sorbet and a drizzle of strawberry sauce for a different kind of banana split.
Special Extra: Toast the bread slices and top each with a scoop of vanilla or chocolate sorbet and a drizzle of strawberry sauce for a different kind of banana split.
Special Extra: Toast the bread slices and top each with a scoop of vanilla or chocolate sorbet and a drizzle of strawberry sauce for a different kind of banana split.
Special Extra: Toast the bread slices and top each with a scoop of vanilla or chocolate sorbet and a drizzle of strawberry sauce for a different kind of banana split.

THUNDER BAY – Fresh baking is always a treat. One of the all-time favourites for many people is banana bread.

Here is a different take on that favourite, banana bread made with a cup of shredded wheat.

MADE WITH: POST® SHREDDED WHEAT

PREP TIME: 15 MIN

TOTAL TIME: 65 MIN

SERVINGS: 16 SERVINGS

Ingredients

  • 1-3/4 cups flour
  • 1 cup Post Original Shredded Wheat Spoon Size Cereal, finely crushed
  • 1 tsp. pumpkin pie spice 1/2 tsp. baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp. baking soda
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) margarine
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/4 cup fat-free milk
  • 1 cup mashed ripe bananas (about 2 large bananas)

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Mix flour, cereal, spice, baking powder and baking soda in medium bowl; set aside.
  2. Beat sugar and margarine in large bowl with electric mixer on medium speed until light and fluffy. Add eggs; mix well. Add flour mixture alternately with milk, beating well after each addition. Blend in bananas. Pour into greased 9×5-inch loaf pan.
  3. Bake 1 hour to 1 hour 5 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pan 10 minutes on wire rack; remove from pan. Cool completely. Cut into 16 slices.
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