Banana Nut Bread: Reduced Fat

I have taken my original banana nut bread recipe and cut the fat in half!

  • 1 egg instead of 2 eggs
  • 1/2 stick of butter (instead of full) and 1/2 cup unsweetened applesauce

Banana Nut BreadThis delicious banana nut bread recipe contains 50% whole grain flour thus providing you with some fiber in your diet.

It tastes exactly the same! See the original recipe from my earlier post https://wellnessinspired.net/2014/06/25/banana-nut-bread-made-with-whole-grain-flour/

1 loaf = 12 servings

Ingredients:

  • 4 tbsp (1/2 stick) butter at room temperature
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 eggs
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened applesauce
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda dissolved in 1 cup of hot water
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 1 cup whole wheat flour
  • 3 large ripe mashed bananas
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • ½ C walnuts, coarsely chopped

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350oGrease the pound pan
  2. Cream butter and sugar till light and fluffy
  3. Add eggs one at a time beating well after each addition
  4. Sift all-purpose flour and salt together
  5. Add baking soda dissolved in hot water
  6. Stir in whole wheat flour and mix well
  7. Fold in mashed bananas, vanilla extract, and walnuts
  8. Pour mixture into pan and bake 50-60 minutes or till the cake tester comes out clean
  9. Let it cool for 10 minutes before removing the loaf from the pan
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Banana Nut Bread made with Whole Grain Flour

The delicious banana nut bread recipe contains 50% whole grain flour thus providing you with some fiber in your diet. Enjoy a piece of bread with skim milk in the morning and you have a breakfast of less than 350 kcals. Remember: eat in moderation!

1 loaf = 12 servings        

Nutrition Value of 1 serving:

254 Kcals     36.3 g of Carbohydrate (2.6 g Dietary Fiber)     11.3 g Fat     4.2 g Protein

  • 8 tbsp (1 stick) butter at room temperature
  • ¾ cup sugar     Image
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda dissolved in 1 cup of hot water
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 1 cup whole wheat flour
  • 3 large ripe mashed bananas
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • ½ C walnuts, coarsely chopped

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350o
  2. Grease the pound pan
  3. Cream butter and sugar till light and fluffy
  4. Add eggs one at a time beating well after each addition
  5. Sift all-purpose flour and salt together
  6. Add baking soda dissolved in hot water
  7. Stir in whole wheat flour and mix well
  8. Fold in mashed bananas, vanilla extract, and walnuts
  9. Pour mixture into pan and bake 50-60 minutes or till the cake tester comes out clean
  10. Let it cool for 10 minutes before removing the loaf from the pan