Banana Bread Squares USDA Recipe for Child Care Centers

Whole-wheat flour, bananas, and lovely spices make these delicious Banana Bread Squares a nutritious treat.
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1 biscuit provides 2 oz equivalent grains.
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Ingredients
 

25 Servings

    Weight

    • 14½ oz Whole-wheat flour
    • oz Sugar
    • - - Instant non-fat dry milk
    • - - Baking powder
    • - - Baking soda
    • - - Ground nutmeg
    • - - Salt
    • oz Frozen whole eggs, thawed
    • - - Water
    • - - Vanilla extract
    • 3 oz Vegetable shortening, trans-fat free
    • 13 oz *Fresh bananas, mashed
    • 3 oz (Optional) Chopped walnuts
    • - - (Optional) Sweetened coconut, shredded

    Measure

    • cups Whole-wheat flour
    • 1¼ cups 1 Tbsp Sugar
    • cup Instant non-fat dry milk
    • tsp Baking powder
    • ½ tsp Baking soda
    • 1 tsp Ground nutmeg
    • ½ tsp Salt
    • ⅓ cup 1 Tbsp Frozen whole eggs, thawed
    • cup Water
    • 1 tsp Vanilla extract
    • ½ cup Vegetable shortening, trans-fat free
    • cups *Fresh bananas, mashed
    • ¾ cup (Optional) Chopped walnuts
    • ½ cup (Optional) Sweetened coconut, shredded

    50 Servings

      Weight

      • 1 lb 13 oz Whole-wheat flour
      • 1 lb 1 oz Sugar
      • 2 oz Instant non-fat dry milk
      • - - Baking powder
      • - - Baking soda
      • - - Ground nutmeg
      • - - Salt
      • 7 oz Frozen whole eggs, thawed
      • - - Water
      • - - Vanilla extract
      • 6 oz Vegetable shortening, trans-fat free
      • 1 lb 10 oz *Fresh bananas, mashed
      • 6 oz (Optional) Chopped walnuts
      • 3 oz (Optional) Sweetened coconut, shredded

      Measure

      • 1 qt 2½ cups Whole-wheat flour
      • 2½ cups 2 Tbsp Sugar
      • ¼ cup Instant non-fat dry milk
      • 1 Tbsp 2 tsp Baking powder
      • 1 tsp Baking soda
      • 2 tsp Ground nutmeg
      • 1 tsp Salt
      • ⅔ cup 2 Tbsp Frozen whole eggs, thawed
      • 1⅓ cups Water
      • 2 tsp Vanilla extract
      • 1 cup Vegetable shortening, trans-fat free
      • 3 cups *Fresh bananas, mashed
      • cups (Optional) Chopped walnuts
      • 1 cup (Optional) Sweetened coconut, shredded

      Quantity
       

      25 Servings

        Weight

        • 14½ oz Whole-wheat flour
        • oz Sugar
        • - - Instant non-fat dry milk
        • - - Baking powder
        • - - Baking soda
        • - - Ground nutmeg
        • - - Salt
        • oz Frozen whole eggs, thawed
        • - - Water
        • - - Vanilla extract
        • 3 oz Vegetable shortening, trans-fat free
        • 13 oz *Fresh bananas, mashed
        • 3 oz (Optional) Chopped walnuts
        • - - (Optional) Sweetened coconut, shredded

        Measure

        • cups Whole-wheat flour
        • 1¼ cups 1 Tbsp Sugar
        • cup Instant non-fat dry milk
        • tsp Baking powder
        • ½ tsp Baking soda
        • 1 tsp Ground nutmeg
        • ½ tsp Salt
        • ⅓ cup 1 Tbsp Frozen whole eggs, thawed
        • cup Water
        • 1 tsp Vanilla extract
        • ½ cup Vegetable shortening, trans-fat free
        • cups *Fresh bananas, mashed
        • ¾ cup (Optional) Chopped walnuts
        • ½ cup (Optional) Sweetened coconut, shredded

        50 Servings

          Weight

          • 1 lb 13 oz Whole-wheat flour
          • 1 lb 1 oz Sugar
          • 2 oz Instant non-fat dry milk
          • - - Baking powder
          • - - Baking soda
          • - - Ground nutmeg
          • - - Salt
          • 7 oz Frozen whole eggs, thawed
          • - - Water
          • - - Vanilla extract
          • 6 oz Vegetable shortening, trans-fat free
          • 1 lb 10 oz *Fresh bananas, mashed
          • 6 oz (Optional) Chopped walnuts
          • 3 oz (Optional) Sweetened coconut, shredded

          Measure

          • 1 qt 2½ cups Whole-wheat flour
          • 2½ cups 2 Tbsp Sugar
          • ¼ cup Instant non-fat dry milk
          • 1 Tbsp 2 tsp Baking powder
          • 1 tsp Baking soda
          • 2 tsp Ground nutmeg
          • 1 tsp Salt
          • ⅔ cup 2 Tbsp Frozen whole eggs, thawed
          • 1⅓ cups Water
          • 2 tsp Vanilla extract
          • 1 cup Vegetable shortening, trans-fat free
          • 3 cups *Fresh bananas, mashed
          • cups (Optional) Chopped walnuts
          • 1 cup (Optional) Sweetened coconut, shredded

          Ingredients
           

          25 Servings

            Weight

            • 14½ oz Whole-wheat flour
            • oz Sugar
            • - - Instant non-fat dry milk
            • - - Baking powder
            • - - Baking soda
            • - - Ground nutmeg
            • - - Salt
            • oz Frozen whole eggs, thawed
            • - - Water
            • - - Vanilla extract
            • 3 oz Vegetable shortening, trans-fat free
            • 13 oz *Fresh bananas, mashed
            • 3 oz (Optional) Chopped walnuts
            • - - (Optional) Sweetened coconut, shredded

            Measure

            • cups Whole-wheat flour
            • 1¼ cups 1 Tbsp Sugar
            • cup Instant non-fat dry milk
            • tsp Baking powder
            • ½ tsp Baking soda
            • 1 tsp Ground nutmeg
            • ½ tsp Salt
            • ⅓ cup 1 Tbsp Frozen whole eggs, thawed
            • cup Water
            • 1 tsp Vanilla extract
            • ½ cup Vegetable shortening, trans-fat free
            • cups *Fresh bananas, mashed
            • ¾ cup (Optional) Chopped walnuts
            • ½ cup (Optional) Sweetened coconut, shredded

            50 Servings

              Weight

              • 1 lb 13 oz Whole-wheat flour
              • 1 lb 1 oz Sugar
              • 2 oz Instant non-fat dry milk
              • - - Baking powder
              • - - Baking soda
              • - - Ground nutmeg
              • - - Salt
              • 7 oz Frozen whole eggs, thawed
              • - - Water
              • - - Vanilla extract
              • 6 oz Vegetable shortening, trans-fat free
              • 1 lb 10 oz *Fresh bananas, mashed
              • 6 oz (Optional) Chopped walnuts
              • 3 oz (Optional) Sweetened coconut, shredded

              Measure

              • 1 qt 2½ cups Whole-wheat flour
              • 2½ cups 2 Tbsp Sugar
              • ¼ cup Instant non-fat dry milk
              • 1 Tbsp 2 tsp Baking powder
              • 1 tsp Baking soda
              • 2 tsp Ground nutmeg
              • 1 tsp Salt
              • ⅔ cup 2 Tbsp Frozen whole eggs, thawed
              • 1⅓ cups Water
              • 2 tsp Vanilla extract
              • 1 cup Vegetable shortening, trans-fat free
              • 3 cups *Fresh bananas, mashed
              • cups (Optional) Chopped walnuts
              • 1 cup (Optional) Sweetened coconut, shredded

              Quantity
               

              25 Servings

                Weight

                • 14½ oz Whole-wheat flour
                • oz Sugar
                • - - Instant non-fat dry milk
                • - - Baking powder
                • - - Baking soda
                • - - Ground nutmeg
                • - - Salt
                • oz Frozen whole eggs, thawed
                • - - Water
                • - - Vanilla extract
                • 3 oz Vegetable shortening, trans-fat free
                • 13 oz *Fresh bananas, mashed
                • 3 oz (Optional) Chopped walnuts
                • - - (Optional) Sweetened coconut, shredded

                Measure

                • cups Whole-wheat flour
                • 1¼ cups 1 Tbsp Sugar
                • cup Instant non-fat dry milk
                • tsp Baking powder
                • ½ tsp Baking soda
                • 1 tsp Ground nutmeg
                • ½ tsp Salt
                • ⅓ cup 1 Tbsp Frozen whole eggs, thawed
                • cup Water
                • 1 tsp Vanilla extract
                • ½ cup Vegetable shortening, trans-fat free
                • cups *Fresh bananas, mashed
                • ¾ cup (Optional) Chopped walnuts
                • ½ cup (Optional) Sweetened coconut, shredded

                50 Servings

                  Weight

                  • 1 lb 13 oz Whole-wheat flour
                  • 1 lb 1 oz Sugar
                  • 2 oz Instant non-fat dry milk
                  • - - Baking powder
                  • - - Baking soda
                  • - - Ground nutmeg
                  • - - Salt
                  • 7 oz Frozen whole eggs, thawed
                  • - - Water
                  • - - Vanilla extract
                  • 6 oz Vegetable shortening, trans-fat free
                  • 1 lb 10 oz *Fresh bananas, mashed
                  • 6 oz (Optional) Chopped walnuts
                  • 3 oz (Optional) Sweetened coconut, shredded

                  Measure

                  • 1 qt 2½ cups Whole-wheat flour
                  • 2½ cups 2 Tbsp Sugar
                  • ¼ cup Instant non-fat dry milk
                  • 1 Tbsp 2 tsp Baking powder
                  • 1 tsp Baking soda
                  • 2 tsp Ground nutmeg
                  • 1 tsp Salt
                  • ⅔ cup 2 Tbsp Frozen whole eggs, thawed
                  • 1⅓ cups Water
                  • 2 tsp Vanilla extract
                  • 1 cup Vegetable shortening, trans-fat free
                  • 3 cups *Fresh bananas, mashed
                  • cups (Optional) Chopped walnuts
                  • 1 cup (Optional) Sweetened coconut, shredded
                  *See Marketing Guide

                  Ingredients
                   

                  25 Servings

                    Weight

                    • 14½ oz Whole-wheat flour
                    • oz Sugar
                    • - - Instant non-fat dry milk
                    • - - Baking powder
                    • - - Baking soda
                    • - - Ground nutmeg
                    • - - Salt
                    • oz Frozen whole eggs, thawed
                    • - - Water
                    • - - Vanilla extract
                    • 3 oz Vegetable shortening, trans-fat free
                    • 13 oz *Fresh bananas, mashed
                    • 3 oz (Optional) Chopped walnuts
                    • - - (Optional) Sweetened coconut, shredded

                    Measure

                    • cups Whole-wheat flour
                    • 1¼ cups 1 Tbsp Sugar
                    • cup Instant non-fat dry milk
                    • tsp Baking powder
                    • ½ tsp Baking soda
                    • 1 tsp Ground nutmeg
                    • ½ tsp Salt
                    • ⅓ cup 1 Tbsp Frozen whole eggs, thawed
                    • cup Water
                    • 1 tsp Vanilla extract
                    • ½ cup Vegetable shortening, trans-fat free
                    • cups *Fresh bananas, mashed
                    • ¾ cup (Optional) Chopped walnuts
                    • ½ cup (Optional) Sweetened coconut, shredded

                    50 Servings

                      Weight

                      • 1 lb 13 oz Whole-wheat flour
                      • 1 lb 1 oz Sugar
                      • 2 oz Instant non-fat dry milk
                      • - - Baking powder
                      • - - Baking soda
                      • - - Ground nutmeg
                      • - - Salt
                      • 7 oz Frozen whole eggs, thawed
                      • - - Water
                      • - - Vanilla extract
                      • 6 oz Vegetable shortening, trans-fat free
                      • 1 lb 10 oz *Fresh bananas, mashed
                      • 6 oz (Optional) Chopped walnuts
                      • 3 oz (Optional) Sweetened coconut, shredded

                      Measure

                      • 1 qt 2½ cups Whole-wheat flour
                      • 2½ cups 2 Tbsp Sugar
                      • ¼ cup Instant non-fat dry milk
                      • 1 Tbsp 2 tsp Baking powder
                      • 1 tsp Baking soda
                      • 2 tsp Ground nutmeg
                      • 1 tsp Salt
                      • ⅔ cup 2 Tbsp Frozen whole eggs, thawed
                      • 1⅓ cups Water
                      • 2 tsp Vanilla extract
                      • 1 cup Vegetable shortening, trans-fat free
                      • 3 cups *Fresh bananas, mashed
                      • cups (Optional) Chopped walnuts
                      • 1 cup (Optional) Sweetened coconut, shredded

                      Quantity
                       

                      25 Servings

                        Weight

                        • 14½ oz Whole-wheat flour
                        • oz Sugar
                        • - - Instant non-fat dry milk
                        • - - Baking powder
                        • - - Baking soda
                        • - - Ground nutmeg
                        • - - Salt
                        • oz Frozen whole eggs, thawed
                        • - - Water
                        • - - Vanilla extract
                        • 3 oz Vegetable shortening, trans-fat free
                        • 13 oz *Fresh bananas, mashed
                        • 3 oz (Optional) Chopped walnuts
                        • - - (Optional) Sweetened coconut, shredded

                        Measure

                        • cups Whole-wheat flour
                        • 1¼ cups 1 Tbsp Sugar
                        • cup Instant non-fat dry milk
                        • tsp Baking powder
                        • ½ tsp Baking soda
                        • 1 tsp Ground nutmeg
                        • ½ tsp Salt
                        • ⅓ cup 1 Tbsp Frozen whole eggs, thawed
                        • cup Water
                        • 1 tsp Vanilla extract
                        • ½ cup Vegetable shortening, trans-fat free
                        • cups *Fresh bananas, mashed
                        • ¾ cup (Optional) Chopped walnuts
                        • ½ cup (Optional) Sweetened coconut, shredded

                        50 Servings

                          Weight

                          • 1 lb 13 oz Whole-wheat flour
                          • 1 lb 1 oz Sugar
                          • 2 oz Instant non-fat dry milk
                          • - - Baking powder
                          • - - Baking soda
                          • - - Ground nutmeg
                          • - - Salt
                          • 7 oz Frozen whole eggs, thawed
                          • - - Water
                          • - - Vanilla extract
                          • 6 oz Vegetable shortening, trans-fat free
                          • 1 lb 10 oz *Fresh bananas, mashed
                          • 6 oz (Optional) Chopped walnuts
                          • 3 oz (Optional) Sweetened coconut, shredded

                          Measure

                          • 1 qt 2½ cups Whole-wheat flour
                          • 2½ cups 2 Tbsp Sugar
                          • ¼ cup Instant non-fat dry milk
                          • 1 Tbsp 2 tsp Baking powder
                          • 1 tsp Baking soda
                          • 2 tsp Ground nutmeg
                          • 1 tsp Salt
                          • ⅔ cup 2 Tbsp Frozen whole eggs, thawed
                          • 1⅓ cups Water
                          • 2 tsp Vanilla extract
                          • 1 cup Vegetable shortening, trans-fat free
                          • 3 cups *Fresh bananas, mashed
                          • cups (Optional) Chopped walnuts
                          • 1 cup (Optional) Sweetened coconut, shredded
                          *See Marketing Guide

                          Ingredients
                           

                          25 Servings

                            Weight

                            • 14½ oz Whole-wheat flour
                            • oz Sugar
                            • - - Instant non-fat dry milk
                            • - - Baking powder
                            • - - Baking soda
                            • - - Ground nutmeg
                            • - - Salt
                            • oz Frozen whole eggs, thawed
                            • - - Water
                            • - - Vanilla extract
                            • 3 oz Vegetable shortening, trans-fat free
                            • 13 oz *Fresh bananas, mashed
                            • 3 oz (Optional) Chopped walnuts
                            • - - (Optional) Sweetened coconut, shredded

                            Measure

                            • cups Whole-wheat flour
                            • 1¼ cups 1 Tbsp Sugar
                            • cup Instant non-fat dry milk
                            • tsp Baking powder
                            • ½ tsp Baking soda
                            • 1 tsp Ground nutmeg
                            • ½ tsp Salt
                            • ⅓ cup 1 Tbsp Frozen whole eggs, thawed
                            • cup Water
                            • 1 tsp Vanilla extract
                            • ½ cup Vegetable shortening, trans-fat free
                            • cups *Fresh bananas, mashed
                            • ¾ cup (Optional) Chopped walnuts
                            • ½ cup (Optional) Sweetened coconut, shredded

                            50 Servings

                              Weight

                              • 1 lb 13 oz Whole-wheat flour
                              • 1 lb 1 oz Sugar
                              • 2 oz Instant non-fat dry milk
                              • - - Baking powder
                              • - - Baking soda
                              • - - Ground nutmeg
                              • - - Salt
                              • 7 oz Frozen whole eggs, thawed
                              • - - Water
                              • - - Vanilla extract
                              • 6 oz Vegetable shortening, trans-fat free
                              • 1 lb 10 oz *Fresh bananas, mashed
                              • 6 oz (Optional) Chopped walnuts
                              • 3 oz (Optional) Sweetened coconut, shredded

                              Measure

                              • 1 qt 2½ cups Whole-wheat flour
                              • 2½ cups 2 Tbsp Sugar
                              • ¼ cup Instant non-fat dry milk
                              • 1 Tbsp 2 tsp Baking powder
                              • 1 tsp Baking soda
                              • 2 tsp Ground nutmeg
                              • 1 tsp Salt
                              • ⅔ cup 2 Tbsp Frozen whole eggs, thawed
                              • 1⅓ cups Water
                              • 2 tsp Vanilla extract
                              • 1 cup Vegetable shortening, trans-fat free
                              • 3 cups *Fresh bananas, mashed
                              • cups (Optional) Chopped walnuts
                              • 1 cup (Optional) Sweetened coconut, shredded

                              Quantity
                               

                              25 Servings

                                Weight

                                • 14½ oz Whole-wheat flour
                                • oz Sugar
                                • - - Instant non-fat dry milk
                                • - - Baking powder
                                • - - Baking soda
                                • - - Ground nutmeg
                                • - - Salt
                                • oz Frozen whole eggs, thawed
                                • - - Water
                                • - - Vanilla extract
                                • 3 oz Vegetable shortening, trans-fat free
                                • 13 oz *Fresh bananas, mashed
                                • 3 oz (Optional) Chopped walnuts
                                • - - (Optional) Sweetened coconut, shredded

                                Measure

                                • cups Whole-wheat flour
                                • 1¼ cups 1 Tbsp Sugar
                                • cup Instant non-fat dry milk
                                • tsp Baking powder
                                • ½ tsp Baking soda
                                • 1 tsp Ground nutmeg
                                • ½ tsp Salt
                                • ⅓ cup 1 Tbsp Frozen whole eggs, thawed
                                • cup Water
                                • 1 tsp Vanilla extract
                                • ½ cup Vegetable shortening, trans-fat free
                                • cups *Fresh bananas, mashed
                                • ¾ cup (Optional) Chopped walnuts
                                • ½ cup (Optional) Sweetened coconut, shredded

                                50 Servings

                                  Weight

                                  • 1 lb 13 oz Whole-wheat flour
                                  • 1 lb 1 oz Sugar
                                  • 2 oz Instant non-fat dry milk
                                  • - - Baking powder
                                  • - - Baking soda
                                  • - - Ground nutmeg
                                  • - - Salt
                                  • 7 oz Frozen whole eggs, thawed
                                  • - - Water
                                  • - - Vanilla extract
                                  • 6 oz Vegetable shortening, trans-fat free
                                  • 1 lb 10 oz *Fresh bananas, mashed
                                  • 6 oz (Optional) Chopped walnuts
                                  • 3 oz (Optional) Sweetened coconut, shredded

                                  Measure

                                  • 1 qt 2½ cups Whole-wheat flour
                                  • 2½ cups 2 Tbsp Sugar
                                  • ¼ cup Instant non-fat dry milk
                                  • 1 Tbsp 2 tsp Baking powder
                                  • 1 tsp Baking soda
                                  • 2 tsp Ground nutmeg
                                  • 1 tsp Salt
                                  • ⅔ cup 2 Tbsp Frozen whole eggs, thawed
                                  • 1⅓ cups Water
                                  • 2 tsp Vanilla extract
                                  • 1 cup Vegetable shortening, trans-fat free
                                  • 3 cups *Fresh bananas, mashed
                                  • cups (Optional) Chopped walnuts
                                  • 1 cup (Optional) Sweetened coconut, shredded
                                  *See Marketing Guide

                                  Ingredients
                                   

                                  25 Servings

                                    Weight

                                    • 14½ oz Whole-wheat flour
                                    • oz Sugar
                                    • - - Instant non-fat dry milk
                                    • - - Baking powder
                                    • - - Baking soda
                                    • - - Ground nutmeg
                                    • - - Salt
                                    • oz Frozen whole eggs, thawed
                                    • - - Water
                                    • - - Vanilla extract
                                    • 3 oz Vegetable shortening, trans-fat free
                                    • 13 oz *Fresh bananas, mashed
                                    • 3 oz (Optional) Chopped walnuts
                                    • - - (Optional) Sweetened coconut, shredded

                                    Measure

                                    • cups Whole-wheat flour
                                    • 1¼ cups 1 Tbsp Sugar
                                    • cup Instant non-fat dry milk
                                    • tsp Baking powder
                                    • ½ tsp Baking soda
                                    • 1 tsp Ground nutmeg
                                    • ½ tsp Salt
                                    • ⅓ cup 1 Tbsp Frozen whole eggs, thawed
                                    • cup Water
                                    • 1 tsp Vanilla extract
                                    • ½ cup Vegetable shortening, trans-fat free
                                    • cups *Fresh bananas, mashed
                                    • ¾ cup (Optional) Chopped walnuts
                                    • ½ cup (Optional) Sweetened coconut, shredded

                                    50 Servings

                                      Weight

                                      • 1 lb 13 oz Whole-wheat flour
                                      • 1 lb 1 oz Sugar
                                      • 2 oz Instant non-fat dry milk
                                      • - - Baking powder
                                      • - - Baking soda
                                      • - - Ground nutmeg
                                      • - - Salt
                                      • 7 oz Frozen whole eggs, thawed
                                      • - - Water
                                      • - - Vanilla extract
                                      • 6 oz Vegetable shortening, trans-fat free
                                      • 1 lb 10 oz *Fresh bananas, mashed
                                      • 6 oz (Optional) Chopped walnuts
                                      • 3 oz (Optional) Sweetened coconut, shredded

                                      Measure

                                      • 1 qt 2½ cups Whole-wheat flour
                                      • 2½ cups 2 Tbsp Sugar
                                      • ¼ cup Instant non-fat dry milk
                                      • 1 Tbsp 2 tsp Baking powder
                                      • 1 tsp Baking soda
                                      • 2 tsp Ground nutmeg
                                      • 1 tsp Salt
                                      • ⅔ cup 2 Tbsp Frozen whole eggs, thawed
                                      • 1⅓ cups Water
                                      • 2 tsp Vanilla extract
                                      • 1 cup Vegetable shortening, trans-fat free
                                      • 3 cups *Fresh bananas, mashed
                                      • cups (Optional) Chopped walnuts
                                      • 1 cup (Optional) Sweetened coconut, shredded

                                      Quantity
                                       

                                      25 Servings

                                        Weight

                                        • 14½ oz Whole-wheat flour
                                        • oz Sugar
                                        • - - Instant non-fat dry milk
                                        • - - Baking powder
                                        • - - Baking soda
                                        • - - Ground nutmeg
                                        • - - Salt
                                        • oz Frozen whole eggs, thawed
                                        • - - Water
                                        • - - Vanilla extract
                                        • 3 oz Vegetable shortening, trans-fat free
                                        • 13 oz *Fresh bananas, mashed
                                        • 3 oz (Optional) Chopped walnuts
                                        • - - (Optional) Sweetened coconut, shredded

                                        Measure

                                        • cups Whole-wheat flour
                                        • 1¼ cups 1 Tbsp Sugar
                                        • cup Instant non-fat dry milk
                                        • tsp Baking powder
                                        • ½ tsp Baking soda
                                        • 1 tsp Ground nutmeg
                                        • ½ tsp Salt
                                        • ⅓ cup 1 Tbsp Frozen whole eggs, thawed
                                        • cup Water
                                        • 1 tsp Vanilla extract
                                        • ½ cup Vegetable shortening, trans-fat free
                                        • cups *Fresh bananas, mashed
                                        • ¾ cup (Optional) Chopped walnuts
                                        • ½ cup (Optional) Sweetened coconut, shredded

                                        50 Servings

                                          Weight

                                          • 1 lb 13 oz Whole-wheat flour
                                          • 1 lb 1 oz Sugar
                                          • 2 oz Instant non-fat dry milk
                                          • - - Baking powder
                                          • - - Baking soda
                                          • - - Ground nutmeg
                                          • - - Salt
                                          • 7 oz Frozen whole eggs, thawed
                                          • - - Water
                                          • - - Vanilla extract
                                          • 6 oz Vegetable shortening, trans-fat free
                                          • 1 lb 10 oz *Fresh bananas, mashed
                                          • 6 oz (Optional) Chopped walnuts
                                          • 3 oz (Optional) Sweetened coconut, shredded

                                          Measure

                                          • 1 qt 2½ cups Whole-wheat flour
                                          • 2½ cups 2 Tbsp Sugar
                                          • ¼ cup Instant non-fat dry milk
                                          • 1 Tbsp 2 tsp Baking powder
                                          • 1 tsp Baking soda
                                          • 2 tsp Ground nutmeg
                                          • 1 tsp Salt
                                          • ⅔ cup 2 Tbsp Frozen whole eggs, thawed
                                          • 1⅓ cups Water
                                          • 2 tsp Vanilla extract
                                          • 1 cup Vegetable shortening, trans-fat free
                                          • 3 cups *Fresh bananas, mashed
                                          • cups (Optional) Chopped walnuts
                                          • 1 cup (Optional) Sweetened coconut, shredded
                                          *See Marketing Guide

                                          Instructions
                                           

                                          • Place flour, sugar, instant dry milk, baking powder, baking soda, nutmeg, and salt in a commercial mixer (batch as needed). Using a paddle attachment, mix on low speed for 1 minute. Leave dry ingredients in mixer. Set aside for step 3.
                                          • Combine eggs, water, and vanilla in a large bowl. Stir well.
                                          • Add shortening and egg mixture to dry ingredients. Mix for 30 seconds on low speed. Beat for 1 minute on medium speed.
                                          • Add mashed bananas. Add walnuts (optional). Blend for 30 seconds on low speed. Beat for 1 minute on medium speed. Batter will be lumpy.
                                            DO NOT OVERMIX.
                                          • Pour 1 qt 2 cups (about 3 lb) batter into a half steam table pan (12" x 10" x 2½") lightly coated with pan-release spray.
                                            For 25 servings, use 1 pan.
                                            For 50 servings, use 2 pans.
                                          • (Optional) Sprinkle coconut flakes on top of banana mixture before baking.
                                          • Bake until golden brown:
                                            Conventional oven: 350 °F for 35–45 minutes.
                                            Convection oven: 300 °F for 25–35 minutes.
                                          • Portion: Cut each pan 5 x 5 (25 pieces per pan).
                                            Serve 1 piece.

                                          Nutrition INFORMATION

                                          Nutrition Facts
                                          Banana Bread Squares USDA Recipe for Child Care Centers
                                          Amount Per Serving (1 piece)
                                          Calories 142 Calories from Fat 36
                                          % Daily Value*
                                          Total Fat 4g6%
                                          Saturated Fat 1g6%
                                          Cholesterol 15mg5%
                                          Sodium 135mg6%
                                          Potassium 130mg4%
                                          Total Carbohydrates 25g8%
                                          Dietary Fiber 2g8%
                                          Total Sugars 12g13%
                                          Protein 3g6%
                                          Vitamin D 6IU40%
                                          Calcium 21mg2%
                                          Iron 0mg0%
                                          Added Sugar 0g
                                          *
                                          *Marketing Guide
                                          25 Servings:

                                          Bananas: 14 oz

                                          50 Servings:

                                          Bananas: 1 lb 12 oz

                                          Notes

                                          *See Marketing Guide for purchasing information on foods that will change during preparation or when a variation of the ingredients is available.
                                          Cooking Process #2 Same Day Service.
                                          Yield / Volume
                                          25 Servings:

                                          About 3 lb

                                          About 1 qt 2 cups/1 steam table pan

                                          (12" x 10" x 2½")

                                          50 Servings:

                                          About 6 lb

                                          About 3 qt/2 steam table pan

                                          (12" x 10" x 2½")