Avocado Bread Recipe

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  • 60 mins
  • Prep: 10 mins,
  • Cook: 50 mins
  • Yield: 1 loaf (10 servings)

Slightly sweet quick bread is an unusual way to use avocados. The buttermilk is a great way to add richness without a lot of fat.

What You'll Need

  • 2 cups​ flour (all-purpose)
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/2 cup avocado (1 medium avocado, mashed)
  • 1/2 cup buttermilk
  • 1/2 cup pecans​ (chopped)

How to Make It

  1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F. Generously grease a 9 x 5-inch loaf pan.
  2. Combine the flour, sugar, baking powder, soda, and salt in a large mixing bowl. Whisk to blend thoroughly.
  3. In a separate bowl, beat together the egg and avocado. Stir in the buttermilk. Add to the dry ingredients and blend well. Stir in the .
  4. Pour into the prepared pan and bake for 50 minutes to 1 hour or until a wooden pick inserted in the center comes out clean.

    Recipe Source: 9] by Judy Gorman (MJF Books)
    Reprinted with permission.

    Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
    Calories 196
    Total Fat 9 g
    Saturated Fat 2 g
    Unsaturated Fat 5 g
    Cholesterol 92 mg
    Sodium 325 mg
    Carbohydrates 24 g
    Dietary Fiber 2 g
    Protein 5 g
    (The nutrition information on our recipes is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate. Individual results may vary.)