Monday, April 6, 2009

Day 370- Nutrition Bite

Banana Bread

Ingredients:
4 Tbs. butter, softened
1/4 cup applesauce
2 eggs
2 Tbs. skim milk, or water
3/4 cup packed light brown sugar
1 cup mashed banana (2-3 medium bananas)
1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
2 tsp baking powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 cup chopped walnuts or pecans

Directions:
1-Beat margarine, applesauce, eggs, milk, and brown sugar in large mixer bowl until smooth. Add banana and blend at low speed; beat at high speed 1 to 2 minutes
2-Combine flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt; mix into batter. Mix in walnuts. Pour batter into greased loaf pan, 8x4x2 inches
3- Bake at 350 degree until bread is golden and toothpick inserted in center comes out clean, 55 to 60 minutes. Cool in pan on wire rack 10 minutes; remove from pan and cool to room temperature. 

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