Banana Raisin Light loaf




After gorging yourself on turkey and accompanying assortment of wonderful Christmas goodies our Banana Raisin Light Loaf is just the perfect thing with a nice cup of coffee or tea. This incredibly delicious banana loaf is so light it very easy on the tummy and that one slice is never enough.


  • 3 bananas (ripe)
  • 1/2 cup Canola oil
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 11/2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1/2 cup raisins
  • 1/2 cup cream of wheat cereal
  • 11/2 cup flour
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp salt



In an appropriate bowl, mash the bananas then add lemon juice, eggs, and oil. Beat with electric mixer until well blended. Add the cream of wheat cereal and flour to mixture and mix well. Add the baking powder, salt, and raisins and continue mixing until everything is totally blended. Prepare oven, set heat at 350 F.

Pour mixture into appropriate loaf tin and place into the preheated oven. Bake for 45 minutes or until inserted toothpick comes out clean. Turn off oven and remove loaf and place on rack to cool. Serve with butter, margarine or soft cheese such as Ricotta or even cream cheese. Enjoy the loaf plain also!