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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 48
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 52.4
  • Total Fat: 0.6 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.1 mg
  • Sodium: 85.4 mg
  • Total Carbs: 35.1 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.4 g
  • Protein: 1.1 g

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Banana Bread (lighter recipe)

Submitted by: TTFN-JENN
Banana Bread (lighter recipe)

Introduction

How do you make a good thing even better? By reducing the calories and fat content of this irresistible banana bread. Ripe bananas and unsweetened applesauce ensure that the bread stays moist and tender. How do you make a good thing even better? By reducing the calories and fat content of this irresistible banana bread. Ripe bananas and unsweetened applesauce ensure that the bread stays moist and tender.
Number of Servings: 48

Ingredients

    • 1 1/4 cups* Splenda Sugar Blend for Baking
    • 1/4 cup unsweetened applesauce
    • 1/4 cup light margarine, softened
    • 1/2 cup EggBeaters (2 eggs)
    • 4 VERY ripe bananas
    • 1/2 cup buttermilk, lowfat
    • 1 tsp vanilla
    • 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
    • 1 tsp baking soda
    • 1 tsp salt
    • 1 cup chopped nuts, if desired
    * measurement for raw sugar, will be different for Splenda

Directions

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  1. Move oven rack to low position so that tops of pans will be in center of oven. Heat oven to 350°F. Grease bottoms only of 2 loaf pans (8.5x4.5x2.5 inches) or 1 loaf pan (9x5x3 inches).
  2. Mix sugar, applesauce and margarine in large bowl. Stir in egg product until well blended. Add bananas, buttermilk and vanilla. Beat until smooth. Stir in flour, baking soda and salt just until moistened. Stir in nuts (if desired). Pour into pan(s).
  3. Bake 8-inch loaves about 1 hour, 9-inch about 1 1/4 hours, or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 10 minutes. Loosen sides of loaves from pans; remove from pans and place top side up on wire rack. Cool completely, about 2 hours, before slicing. Wrap tightly and store at room temperature up to 4 days, or in fridge up to 10 days.
Serving size = 2 loaves (24 slices each)

Number of Servings: 48

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user TTFN-JENN.






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