Banana Walnut Loaf

Cuisinart original

Cake/Quick Bread Program


Makes one 1½-pound loaf


  • Nonstick cooking spray
  • ¼ cup buttermilk
  • ⅓ cup unsalted butter
  • ½-inch pieces at room temperature
  • 1 large egg, at room temperature
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1 cup mashed bananas
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ⅔ cup granulated sugar
  • 1⅓ cups unbleached, all-purpose flour
  • ¾ teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ cup chopped walnuts

Nutritional information

Nutritional information per serving (1 ounce): Calories 146 (40% from fat) • carb. 20g • pro. 2g • fat 7g • sat. fat 3g • chol. 24mg • sod. 141mg • calc. 13mg • fiber 1g


  1. Place all ingredients, in order listed, in the bread pan and secure the pan in the Cuisinart® Automatic Bread Maker. Press menu button to select the Cake/Quick Bread program. Coat the inside of the bread pan fitted with the kneading paddle with nonstick cooking spray. Press Start/Stop to mix and bake.
  2. While the batter is mixing, scrape the sides of the bread pan with a rubber spatula to fully incorporate ingredients.
  3. When cycle is complete, remove from bread pan and place on wire rack to cool completely for best slicing results.