The BEST Banana Bread

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 15
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 138.9
  • Total Fat: 0.8 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 164.4 mg
  • Total Carbs: 31.5 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 3.5 g
  • Protein: 3.2 g

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Delicious recipe from Prevent and Reverse Heart Disease by Caldwell Esselsstyn. You won't miss the fat! Delicious recipe from Prevent and Reverse Heart Disease by Caldwell Esselsstyn. You won't miss the fat!
Number of Servings: 15


    1 1/4 c Whole Wheat Flour
    1 c Barley Flour*
    1 t Baking Powder
    1 t aking Soda
    1/2 t salt
    1 t cinnamon, ground
    2 large or 3 small bananas, mashed
    1/2 c applesauce, unsweetened
    1/3 c sugar in the raw
    1 T ground flax seed meal**
    3 T Water
    1/2 c Raisins
    2 t Vanilla Extract
    3/4 c Silk, Very Vanilla Soymilk,
    1 T Lemon juice


Preheat oven to 350.

Mix flours, baking powder, baking soda and cinnamon in a large bowl.

In another bowl mash bananas and mix in remaining ingredients.

Pou the wet ingredients into the dry and gently mix just until combined.

Pour into 9" X 5" loaf pan and bake for 70 minutes until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.

Makes 15 slices.

*You can use all whole wheat flour if you don't have barley flour, but it does make a denser, drier loaf of bread.

**Or other egg replacement equal to one egg

Number of Servings: 15

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user MEMCPHEE.

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  • I LOVE this banana bread recipe and make it regularly. To mix things up I sometimes put dried blueberries in instead of raisins. It also freezes well, so I sometimes bake 2 loaves and freeze one for later. - 1/2/11

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