Total Time
1hr 25mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 1 hr 10 mins

This is an old Cooking Light recipe. A great recipe for a grab and go breakfast. This is a Midwest U.S. region recipe where oats are grown in a huge way.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350.
  2. Combine first 4 ingredients in a large bowl; beat well.
  3. Combine banana, oats, and milk; add to sugar mixture, beating well.
  4. Lightly spoon flour into dry measuring cups; level with a knife.
  5. Combine flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, and cinnamon; stir with a whisk.
  6. Add to sugar mixture; beat just until moist.
  7. Spoon batter into a 9 X 5 loaf pan coated with cooking spray.
  8. Bake at 350 for 1 hour and 10 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean.
  9. Cool 10 minutes in pan on a wire rack; remove from pan.
  10. Cool completely on wire rack.
Most Helpful

We had our first outdoor family brunch (a tradition during the spring season). This bread is one of the things I served. It was very easy and turned out very delicious. We ate it warm with a cinnamon-butter spread. Wonderful and thanks for sharing.

FaithB25 April 05, 2003

Tastes great warmed with some butter in the morning. Smelled great while baking and had the whole crowd around when I pulled it out of the oven. Thanks for sharing.

stacylu January 21, 2003

This was a wonderful banana bread! I like a lot of spice in mine and a bit more fiber. Here are the changes I made: I used olive oil instead of veggie oil and whole wheat flour instead of white. I also used 2 whole eggs. For a bit of spice, I added: 2 tsp cinnamon, 1/2 tsp ground cloves, 1/2 tsp ginger, 1/2 tsp nutmeg and 1/2 tsp allspice.

JessLovesToCook December 31, 2010