Avocado Bread Recipe

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  • Total: 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. 

Recipe reprinted with permission from Judy Gorman's Vegetable Cookbook by Judy Gorman (MJF Books).

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)
    196 Calories
    9g Fat
    24g Carbs
    5g Protein
    (Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)