Low Fat Banana Bread

Low Fat Banana Bread
I had some very ripe bananas that I knew no one would eat so I decided to make some banana bread. In my house we all like to try and watch our caloric intake, especially around bathing suit season, so years ago I created a recipe for banana bread that is very low in fat. It’s so delicious and moist you’d never know. So I thought as long as I made it I’d go ahead and share my recipe with you.
If you should happen to make a loaf for yourself please let me know what you think of it. Of course, if you desparately need to add more fat into it then add some chocolate chips. I mean who doesn’t like a little chocolate with their bananas?
This recipe makes two loaves. The one on the right I added some semi-sweet chocolate chips for when we have a chocolate craving. The one on the left is as the recipe reads below:
Low Fat Banana Bread
  • 1/2 cup applesauce (I used Musselmans Natural Unsweetened)
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs, well beaten (this is the only fat in the bread)
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/2 cups sifted flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 (6oz) container fat free strawberry banana yogurt (I used Dannon)
  • 3 very ripe bananas, mashed
  1. Cream applesauce and sugar; add eggs and salt and mix well. Add flour, soda and yogurt and mix well. Add bananas blending well into the mixture.
  2. At this time if you wanted to add any chocolate chips or nuts you can blending well. If you prefer having one with and one without then blend in after pouring into pans.
  3. Grease or spray with non-stick cooking spray 2 regular size loaf pans; pour in mixture and bake in a preheated 350 degree oven for approximately 45 minutes. When the bread pulls away from the sides of the pan and toothpick comes out clean, the bread is done.
  4. This recipe can be doubled.
  5. If you want to use plain yogurt or some other flavor then feel free to do so. The best part about cooking yourself is that you can modify a recipe anyway you like.

I hope you enjoy this.

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