Banana Cranberry Bread With Candied Ginger

Prep Time
Cook Time
1h 20m
Ready In

"For the chopped candied ginger (crystallized ginger), (I use ginger "chips" which are pre-chopped and come in a bag. You can find them in upscale grocers or natural food stores)"

Original recipe yields 9 servings


  • Serving Size: 1 (114.4 g)
  • Calories 291.1
  • Total Fat - 10.4 g
  • Saturated Fat - 1.8 g
  • Cholesterol - 27.3 mg
  • Sodium - 187.8 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 46.1 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 2 g
  • Sugars - 23.8 g
  • Protein - 4.4 g
  • Calcium - 47.2 mg
  • Iron - 0.6 mg
  • Vitamin C - 3.7 mg
  • Thiamin - 0 mg

Step 1

Preheat oven to 350F. Coat a 9 x 5 inch loaf pan with nonstick cooking spray.

Step 2

Peel and mash banana in a medium mixing bowl.

Step 3

Add egg, vanilla, oil, milk, yogurt and sugar and mix until combined.

Step 4

In a large bowl, sift flour, spices, soda, baking powder and salt.

Step 5

Stir wet mix into dry mix until just combined.

Step 6

Stir in cranberries and ginger.

Step 7

Pour batter into prepared pan and bake 1 hour, or until wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean.

Step 8

Cool in pan 10 minutes and turn out onto wire rack to cool completely.

Tips & Variations

No special items needed.



Wonderful bread and uses everything I had on hand. I didn't have as much ginger as suggested, so my bread didn't have as much of a ginger taste as it would have if I had more but it is such a pretty and good bread. Thanks for sharing!

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(22 Jan 2015)