Banana Nut Bread: Reduced Fat

Cutting out half the fat from my original banana nut bread recipe was piece of cake!

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

1 loaf = 12 servings


4 tbsp (1/2 stick) butter at room temperature
1/4 cup sugar
1 egg
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

Preheat oven to 350oGrease the pound pan
Cream butter and sugar till light and fluffy
Add 1 egg beating well and add 1/2 cup applesauce
Sift all-purpose flour and salt together
Add baking soda dissolved in hot water
Stir in whole wheat flour and mix well
Fold in mashed bananas, vanilla extract, and walnuts
Pour mixture into pan and bake 50-60 minutes or till the cake tester comes out clean
Let it cool for 10 minutes before removing the loaf from the pan

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