Banana Oatmeal Bread


This banana oat bread is an old family recipe, and it is very moist!

Prep Time:
25 mins
Cook Time:
50 mins
Additional Time:
5 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs 20 mins
1 9x5-inch loaf


  • 1 cup white sugar

  • ½ cup shortening

  • 2 large eggs, beaten

  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour

  • 1 cup quick cooking oats

  • 1 teaspoon baking soda

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon

  • 1 ½ cups mashed bananas

  • ¼ cup milk

  • ½ cup chopped raisins (Optional)


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease a 9x5-inch loaf pan and set aside.

  2. Cream together sugar and shortening. Add eggs and vanilla; beat until fluffy.

  3. Sift together flour, oats, baking soda, salt, and cinnamon. Add dry ingredients alternately with bananas and milk to wet ingredients. Mix until blended. Fold in raisins and pour into the prepared pan.

  4. Bake in the preheated oven for 50 to 60 minutes; remove from oven and cover for 5 minutes.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

264 Calories
10g Fat
42g Carbs
4g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 12
Calories 264
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 10g 13%
Saturated Fat 3g 13%
Cholesterol 31mg 10%
Sodium 217mg 9%
Total Carbohydrate 42g 15%
Dietary Fiber 2g 7%
Total Sugars 25g
Protein 4g
Vitamin C 3mg 13%
Calcium 22mg 2%
Iron 1mg 6%
Potassium 208mg 4%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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