Better Banana Bread

Better Banana Bread


1 cup mashed very ripe banana (about 3 small)
7-1/4 teaspoons Equal® for Recipes
or 24 packets Equal® sweetener
1/2 cup plain fat-free yogurt
4 tablespoons margarine, melted
1 egg
1 egg white
1 teaspoon vanilla
2 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 to 1/2 cup walnut pieces (optional)

Equal® sweetener can be substituted with other sweetener products. Nutrition contents might be different from those listed below.

Beat banana, Equal®, yogurt, margarine, egg, egg white, and vanilla at medium speed in large bowl until blended; beat at high speed 1 minute. Add combined flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt, mixing just until ingredients are moistened. Stir in walnuts, if desired.

Pour batter into one 8-1/2 x 4-inch greased and floured loaf pan, or three 5-5/8 x 3-1/4-inch loaf pans. Bake at 350?F until bread is golden and toothpick inserted in center comes out clean, 55 to 65 minutes for large loaf, 35 to 40 minutes for the small loaves. Cool 10 minutes in pans on a wire rack; remove from pan, and cool.

Tip: Recipe can be doubled to make 2 large or 6 small loaves.

Yield: Makes 1 loaf (8-1/2 x 4-inches) 14 slices or 3 loaves (5-5/8 x 3-1/4-inch).

Nutritional Information:
Each serving provides: amount per serving
Calories 128
Protein 3 g
Total Carbohydrates 20 g
Total Fat 4 g
Cholesterol 15 mg
Sodium 172 mg
Food Exchanges: 1 bread, 1 fat
43% calorie reduction from traditional recipe

B-man :wink: