Breads

The Perfect Whole Wheat Banana Bread

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This bread maintains all of the great textures and flavors of a traditional loaf of banana bread, but with a few healthy tweaks. I used a tiny bit of butter for flavor, but otherwise kept the bread moist with the fruit and applesauce. I added a bit of sugar, but really the loaf gets its sweetness from the ripe fruit. And by using a combination of whole wheat flour and all-purpose flour, I avoided that overly-dense or dried-out texture that you often find with 100% whole wheat baked goods. Th

1
3 or 4 ripe bananas, mashed
2 tablespoons melted butter
¼ cup applesauce
½ cup sugar
1 egg, beaten
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 teaspoon baking soda
¼ teaspoon salt
¾ cup whole wheat flour
¾ cup all-purpose flour
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Spray an 8-inch by 4-inch loaf pan with cooking spray and set aside. Place mashed bananas, melted butter, and applesauce in a large bowl. Use a wooden spoon to mix...
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Nutritions

Calories
1701

Sodium
1914mg
79% DV

Fat
50g
77% DV

Protein
26g
53% DV

Carbs
250g
85% DV

Fiber
15g
61% DV