Blueberry Banana Nut Oatmeal Bread

READY IN: 1hr 10mins
Recipe by Impera_Magna

I'm pretty sure I got this recipe from Southern Living, most likely back in the 1980s. There are similar ones already post but I love this one the very best. The flavors of the bananas and blueberries are balanced and the bread is not icky-sweet. I've made both a loaf as well as muffins from this recipe, which doubles easily. Also freezes well...

Top Review by billgee

Without a doubt, the best and easiest thing I ever baked. Now I purposely buy bananas to let them overripen because I love this bread or these muffins so much. I vary the amounts of the frunt and nuts every time.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cream shortening and sugar till fluffy.
  2. Add eggs one at a time, mixing well.
  3. Stir in banana.
  4. Combine remaining ingredients, stirring gently.
  5. Add dry ingredients to wet ingredients, mixing just until moistened.
  6. Turn into a greased and floured loaf pan.
  7. Bake at 350*F for 50-55 minutes until toothpick comes out clean.
  8. Cool in pan for 10 minutes; remove from pan and cool on wire rack.

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