Best ever banana nut bread

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 16
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 207.0
  • Total Fat: 6.8 g
  • Cholesterol: 13.5 mg
  • Sodium: 160.7 mg
  • Total Carbs: 34.7 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1.5 g
  • Protein: 3.2 g

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A healthier version of this delicious favorite! A healthier version of this delicious favorite!
Number of Servings: 16


    1-3/4 cup all-purpose flour
    1-1/2 cup sugar
    1 tsp baking soda
    1/2 tsp salt
    1 egg
    2 egg whites
    1 cup ripe bananas, mashed
    1/2 cup unsweetened applesauce
    1/4 cup reduced fat buttermilk plus 1 Tbsp
    1 Tbsp canola oil
    1 tsp vanilla extract
    1 cup nuts, chopped


Preheat oven to 325. In a large bowl, combine flour, sugar, baking soda, and salt. In a separate bowl, stir together egg, egg whites, banana, applesauce, oil, and vanilla extract. Stir wet ingredients in with dry ingredients, until just combined. Fold in nuts of your choice. Pour into greased bread pan and bake at 325 degrees for 1 hour and 20 minutes, or until toothpick comes out clean. Enjoy!

Number of Servings: 16

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user VBALLERINA11.

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    This recipe is great! I was surprised at how good it came out. You would never guess that this bread is low fat! - 3/14/10

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  • Wait! What do I do with the buttermilk? I assume put it in with the wet ingredients, but it wasn't listed so just double checking.
    - 1/3/15

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