Banana-Oat Tea Loaf

Cuisinart original
The oat flour makes this a softer quick bread than usual, which is delicious served room temperature, chilled or toasted.


Makes 10 servings


unsalted butter, softened, or nonstick cooking spray,
for coating pan

2             large eggs

8             tablespoons (1 stick) unsalted butter,
               softened and cut into 4 pieces

3             medium bananas, very ripe and cut into 2-inch pieces

¾           cup granulated sugar

1             cup unbleached, all-purpose flour

¾           cup oat flour*

¾           teaspoon baking soda

1¼         teaspoons cream of tartar

½           teaspoon kosher salt

2             tablespoons rolled oats, for topping

Nutritional information


Nutritional information per serving:

Calories 252 (36% from fat) / carb. 37g / pro. 4g / fat 10g / sat. fat 6g / chol. 61mg
sod. 224mg / calc. 8mg / fiber 2g



Preheat oven to 350°F with the rack in the middle position. Grease a 9-inch loaf pan with the softened butter or nonstick cooking spray; reserve.

Put the eggs, butter, bananas and sugar into the blender jar. Select Speed 3 and press Start. Blend until smooth, about 30 to 40 seconds.

Add the remaining ingredients, except for the 2 tablespoons of oats.
Select Speed 3 and pulse until combined, about 5 to 6 times.

Pour the batter into the prepared pan and sprinkle the oats over the top.

Put in the preheated oven. Bake until golden brown on the top, about 40 to 45 minutes.

Transfer pan to a rack to cool before unmolding and serving.

Oat flour can be easily made in the Cuisinart® blender. See page 22 for
guidelines on how to make your own.