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Maple Oat Banana Bread Recipe

A sweet bread that's great for a snack.



  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 cup rolled oats
  • 2 tsp. baking soda
  • 1 cup solid vegetable shortening
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 2 cups mashed ripe bananas (4 to 5 bananas)
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 cup chopped walnuts


  • 1 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 1 tbsp. lemon juice
  • 1/2 tsp. maple flavoring


  1. Grease and dust with oatmeal an 8 to 10 cup tube pan. Combine flour, oats and baking soda and set aside. In a mixer bowl cream shortening and sugar. Beat in bananas, eggs and walnuts. Add dry ingredients; mix on low speed until thoroughly blended. Pour into pan. Bake in 350 degree oven 1 hour and 20 minutes, or until pick inserted into center comes out clean. Cool in pan 5 minutes. Turn out onto rack to cool completely. Drizzle maple glaze over bread.
  2. Maple Glaze: In a bowl, combine confectioners' sugar, lemon juice and maple flavoring. Gradually stir in enough water to make an icing of smooth, pourable consistency.