Banana bread, madeover with oat bran and love!
Banana bread, madeover with oat bran and love!
Number of Servings: 10
1 c whole wheat flour 1/2 c oat bran 1/4 tsp salt 1/2 tsp baking soda 1/4 tsp baking powder 1 tbsp cinnamon 1/2 c packed brown sugar 1/2 apple sauce 2 eggs, lightly beaten 2 ripe bananas, mashed
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Preheat oven to 350, & spray loaf pan with cooking spray. In a bowl, combine flour, oat bran, salt, baking powder, baking soda, and cinnamon. Set aside. In a mixer bowl, combine brown sugar and apple sauce and beat on low speed until blended and mostly dissolved. Add in eggs and mix until combined. Add bananas and mix until combined. While the mixer is running, add in flour mixture slowly, until all is just combined. Pour into loaf pan and bake for 40-50 min. or until toothpick inserted in the middle comes out clean. Let cool on counter 10 minutes before slicing. Enjoy!
I made this, in cupcake form. I didn't have any oatbran, so used a multi grain bran cereal that I did have on hand. I also added approx 1/3 cup of natural, chopped, dates. With the dates added, and made into cupcakes, still 125 calories per serving. YUM!
I am not a huge fan of banana nut bread but my husband is, so I make it for him a few times per year. I tried a small slice while it was warm and it was absolutely delightful and super moist. My husband loved it too, not knowing it was low in fat. Great recipe! I used unsweetened applesauce.
Just tried this banan bread. OMG. It is excellent. The only thing I changed was adding walnuts due to personal preference. Also, next time I may turn down the oven a bit, it was really dark and crispy when baked but still good.
I'm always looking for something to do with my banana that I don't quiet get to. I used brown sugar splenda substitute for the sugar. It's a little on the sweet side, but I might have not calculated for the substitutions. Overall it's a nice hearty bread.
This was my first time making banana bread, and it turned out wonderfully! I made it to serve as dessert after dinner tonight, and I'm having a hard time not eating it. I found the calorie calculation to be pretty accurate. I'm excited for my family to try it!
I just made this bread yesterday. It is so moist and easy to make. I was really surprised when I didn't have to put in any butter or white sugar, you don't even miss it. Makes me feel good about eating something delicious.
I'm not really a banana bread fan, but this recipe isn't bad - nice & moist and a good flavor, especially considering it's low fat & low cal and healthy. I think next time I'll add more spices - like those in the Pampered Chef cinnamon extra.
This is my new favorite muffin recipe! I didn't have any bananas ripe enough so I alterred it to make cinnamon walnut chocolate chip muffins! They were perfect. I love to add oat bran in wherever I can and the texture and taste of these is great! Can't wait to try it with other additions.
This was not only my first made banana bread, but it was the best tasting banana bread. It was a huge hit in my family and I love the moistness and the taste. I plan on making this banana bread for future events.
I used 1/3 cup of honey instead of sugar as I have run out of brown sugar. I also had only 100ml of apple sauce not 1/2 a cup. I used wheat bran not oat bran as that is also what I have on hand. The calorie count is basically the same (4 calorie per slice difference). Very good.
I made these on Sunday in my muffin tin...they are moist and flavorful. I added a few dried cranberries and it's absolutely sinful. My daughter (9) claimed 6 as hers....she thought they were "to die for"!
I just made this and it is really good. I sprinkled a little bit of sugar and cinnamon over the top of the mixture before baking. It turned into a crisp layer which melts in your mouth. I'm hoping the kids get home from school soon to demolish this or else I will be tempted to have another piece!
I just made this recipe and it is wonderful. I love the consistency. Even my husband enjoyed it ( he can be a bit picky when it comes to my baking "experiments") Thanks for the recipe this will be made many times to come in our house!
Wow, I just made this and is it ever good! I added 1/2 cup milk chocolate chips...they are an important part of my banana bread eating habits!! But still a very healthy and yummy tasting bananna bread.
I made this recipe as a dozen muffins instead. I adjusted cooking time to 20 minutes & they were fabulous. Next time I'll toast a few walnuts & sprinkle them on top to get the real banana nut bread taste. Wonderful either way!
i just took this out of the oven! its absolutely delicious even with substituting 1/4 cup of splenda brown sugar blend for the regular brown sugar! this will help satisfy the sweetest of the sweet tooths!
I made this tonight and it turned out great. I baked it for 35 minutes and that was enough. Am freezing half so we don't eat all up. I used 1/4 cup Splenda brown sugar and 1 tsp each of baking powder and baking soda so it would be a little higher. I didn't have oat bran so I used oatmeal.
Great base recipe and tweaked to make organic and lower glycemic. Used 1/3 packed grated Piloncillo sugar, 1/4 cup local honey, no apple sauce, 3bananas, 2tbls "organic earth" coconut spread, 1/4 cup chopped almonds, 1/4 tsp vanilla, 1/4 tsp almond extract.
What a great recipe. Now I can use my ripe bananas for bread anytime. After a couple samples, I've added another banana (total 3) to get more banana flavor. The Oat Bran is fabulous, but I think overpowers the taste. Revised, baked, and consumed this morning--Wonderful!!
WOW!....This is healthy and very moist. I used egg beaters as some of the reviews stated. I also added 1/2 tsp pumpkin pie spice, 1/2 cup chopped pecans, 1/4 cup or raisns and all I had was wheat bran not oat and it is still terrific. I used to small loaf pans so I can freeze one.
This was a pretty good banana bread but you can really taste the bran. Wasn't quite what I was looking for but I then toasted a piece and ate it with peanut butter - it was awesome! I'll make this again just so I can eat it with peanut butter!
excellent i have made it twice this week due to rave reviews, even my 9 yr old daughter who does not like banana bread ate it up! the only change i made with it that would add a few xtra calories was i sprinkled the top with a few choc chips and raw sugar and used wheat bran instead of oat <3 it!
I entered a recipe adapted from this one. I made mini-muffins us pretty much this same recipe, except adding nutmeg, vanilla, raisins, and walnuts. Nutritional content is completely different with the mini-muffins, and baking time is greatly reduced. This is a terrific recipe; everyone Loves 'em!
This was delicious, and it is nice knowing that I just made something that my kids LOVED, but that's also pretty good for them! They think I'm wonderful right now, so don't let them in on the healthy secret! ;)
I liked this recipe I did add 2tbsp chopped almonds for added protein and was able to make 12 muffins instead of 10. Did lack some flavor for me though, but ease of the recipe was good for new cooks.