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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 12
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 147.8
  • Total Fat: 0.9 g
  • Cholesterol: 16.2 mg
  • Sodium: 381.6 mg
  • Total Carbs: 32.3 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1.4 g
  • Protein: 3.5 g

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Banana Bread

Submitted by: MAGGSR74
Banana Bread

Introduction

This comes out so moist, and you cut out most of the fat using applesauce. This comes out so moist, and you cut out most of the fat using applesauce.
Number of Servings: 12

Ingredients

    2 cups flour
    3/4 cup sugar
    3 tsp baking powder
    1/2 tsp baking soda
    1/2 tsp salt
    1 egg
    3/4 cup milk
    1/4 cup applesauce
    1 1/2 cups mashed bananas

Directions

Preheat oven to 350. Grease bread loaf pan, unless it's non stick.

Mix all dry ingredients into a large bowl, make sure to mix well.

Mix all wet ingredients in another bowl, make sure to mix thoroughly.

Add liquid mix to dry mix and stir thoroughly.

Put into bread loaf pan and cook for approximately 55 to 65 minutes. I always start checking the colour around 50 minutes, should be a nice golden brown. Insert a toothpick in centre to check if it's done. Toothpick may be moist from bananas, just make sure it's not moist from batter.

Let bread cool in pans for about 5 to 10 minutes. Run a knife along outside edge to loosen sides.

Looking for something sweet, add chocolate chips, just make sure to add in your calories.

This bread is great warm with peanut butter on it.







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  • Incredible!
    32 of 33 people found this review helpful
    I got 12 fabulous and HUGE slices of banana bread. I used 1/2 regular flour and 1/2 whole wheat. I reduced the sugar from 3/4c to a little less than 1/2 and added cinnamon and chocochips. PERFECT! - 5/2/09

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  • Very Good
    24 of 26 people found this review helpful
    You can actually omit the egg and just use applesauce too and cut out even more fat. I cup applesauce to 2 eggs - 2/26/09

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  • Very Good
    13 of 17 people found this review helpful
    Yum! I just made this. I doubled the recipe and made one batch into muffins, adding 1/2 cup pecans, 1/2 cup chocolate chips, and 1/2 cup of coconut. The muffins are great - and the bread is still baking. (Muffins took 20 minutes.) - 3/7/10

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  • Very Good
    11 of 15 people found this review helpful
    I used 1 cup wheat flour, 1 cup white and 1/2 cup splenda as well as egg beaters for the egg. I'm thinking I really cut down on the calories and it was still good! - 1/30/09

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  • Incredible!
    11 of 12 people found this review helpful
    Oh wow! This is SO good. This was my first attempt at making banana bread. My kids love it. Even my husband is going back for a second peice. I did add a half tsp of vanilla and half tsp of cinnamon to it. - 7/13/08

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  • Very Good
    8 of 10 people found this review helpful
    I substituted whole wheat flour and 1/2 c splenda. i also added chopper walnuts.Very good and super moist! - 6/19/08

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  • Incredible!
    7 of 9 people found this review helpful
    Love this! I added 2 T flax seed and 1/2 cup of rolled oats and lowered the amount of whole wheat flour to 1 3/4 c. - 6/6/10

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  • Incredible!
    6 of 7 people found this review helpful
    1st time making banana bread also 1st time substituting applesauce for butter.....very good and moist...will definitly make this again! - 10/14/09

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  • Incredible!
    6 of 7 people found this review helpful
    Excellent!!!! I made this and used the cinnamon applesauce with a touch of vanilla. I just love the applesauce. I will never make banana bread with oil!!! Applesauce made it moist!!! Thanks!! - 5/25/08

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  • Very Good
    5 of 6 people found this review helpful
    I loved this bread! I did add cinnamon and a little bit of vanilla. - 6/23/08

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  • 5 of 5 people found this review helpful
    I made this today and it was wonderful. I used half wheat flour and a splash of vanilla. - 6/11/08

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  • Very Good
    4 of 4 people found this review helpful
    This recipe is a very good banana bread recipe. I used whole wheat flour instead of all-purpose and granulated sugar because the recipe didn't specify. I found the bread to be a tad sweet, so I'll cut back on the sugar next time. - 6/22/10

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  • Incredible!
    4 of 5 people found this review helpful
    I cut down the sugar to 0.5 cup, added cinnamon, and vanilla. I also put 1c of whole wheat flour plus one c of all purpose flour and the result was AWESOME:) Thanks a million for the recipe:) - 2/20/10

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  • Incredible!
    4 of 7 people found this review helpful
    This is a great recipe. My husband is not a very big sweets eater, but he gulped it down. If he had more than two thumbs he would have put them all up. I tweeked it also by using 1cup white flour, 1 cup wheat flour, vanilla, cinnamon, walnuts, and choco. chips. I will definitely make it again. - 8/28/09

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  • Very Good
    4 of 4 people found this review helpful
    This is a very good recipe. I was amazed at the moistness using apple sauce in place of oil and butters. My daughter didn't even know the differance. We will make it again. - 7/20/08

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  • Incredible!
    4 of 6 people found this review helpful
    YUM! Thanks for the tip, the peanut butter went great with it. one slice of bread, 1 T natural peanut butter, and half a glass of milk made a great snack today. Nice and satisfying! - 7/17/08

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  • Incredible!
    4 of 4 people found this review helpful
    SOOOO YUMMY! loved it :) - 7/14/08

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  • 2 of 5 people found this review helpful
    I used 1/4 cups of egg whites instead of the whole egg, skim milk instead of 1%, 1cup of whole wheat and 1 cup of white flour,1/2 cup of sugar instead of 3/4 cup and put in a 1/4 cup of milk chocolate chips and some cinnamon and vanilla. In the oven now so hope it turns out ok! - 2/23/13

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    I followed the directions exactly as posted and even my high-fat eaters here enjoyed it! - 2/7/13

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    My husband LOVED these! My daughter said it was the best muffin she's ever had! I had LOTS of banana's on the edge so tripled the recipe and made muffins, two bundt loaves and one loaf loaf. I also used 1/2 sugar 1/2 splenda and they were great! Next time I'm gonna use half whole wheat flour. - 2/24/10

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Fantastic! I did split the mix into two separate pans, though, and added some (1/2 tsp) cinnamon. - 2/2/10

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 3 people found this review helpful
    Really good banana bread! I added cinnamon and used 1/2 cup Splenda instead of sugar.Fabulous flavour, light texture, not heavy like some banana breads. Thank you for the recipe. - 1/31/10

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  • Very Good
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    I, too, used half whole wheat and AP flour, as well as 1/2 tsp of cinnamon. Wholesome ingredients, but wonderful taste. Had to fend off the preschooler! lol - 1/8/10

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  • 2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Yummy! Everyone who ate it, loved it! It was gone the day I made it! :) - 7/26/08

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  • 1 of 2 people found this review helpful
    The nutritional information is incorrect on this recipe because only 1/2 cup sugar was listed in the calculations. - 12/14/13

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