Banana-Nana Pecan Bread

Banana-Nana Pecan Bread


  • 1 cup Quaker Oats (quick or old fashioned, uncooked)
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans
  • 3 tablespoons stick butter, melted
  • 2 tablespoons firmly packed brown sugar
  • 1 (14 ounce) package banana bread quick bread mix
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/2 cup mashed ripe banana (about 1 large)
  • 2 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 3 tablespoons canola oil


  1. Heat oven to 375 degrees F. Grease and flour bottom only of a 9 x 5-inch loaf pan.
  2. In small bowl, combine oats, pecans, butter and brown sugar; mix well. Reserve 1/2 cup mixture, set aside.
  3. In large bowl, combine remaining oat mixture, quick bread mix, water, banana, eggs and oil. Mix until dry ingredients are moistened. Pour into pan.
  4. Sprinkle top of loaf with reserved oat mixture.
  5. Bake 50 to 55 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in center of loaf comes out clean.
  6. Cool 10 minutes in pan; remove to wire rack.
  7. Cool completely.

Servings: 12

Recipe and photo used with permission from: Quaker Oats