Cranberry Banana Bread

Cranberry Banana Bread

This moist tea bread gives traditional banana bread more color and tartness.

Number of Servings: 9
Serving Size: 1 1-inch slice


unbleached white flour - 1 1/2 cups
whole-wheat flour - 1/2 cup
baking powder - 2 tsp
baking soda - 1/2 tsp
eggs, beaten - 2
unsweetened applesauce - 1/2 cup
canola oil - 2 Tbsp
mashed bananas (about 2 bananas) - 1 cup
coarsely chopped fresh cranberries (or leave whole if you wish) - 1 cup
minced, toasted pecans - 2 Tbsp

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Combine the flours, baking powder, and baking soda in a medium bowl. Combine the eggs, applesauce, oil, and bananas in a large bowl. Mix well.

  2. Slowly add the dry ingredients to the large bowl and mix until blended. Fold in the cranberries. Pour the batter into a nonstick 9-inch loaf pan. Top with pecans. Bake for about 45 minutes until a toothpick comes out clean.

Exchanges Per Serving

2 Starch
1/2 Monounsaturated Fat

Nutrition Information

Amount per serving
Calories 186
Calories From Fat 50
Total Fat 6 g
Saturated Fat 1 g
Cholestrol 47 mg
Sodium 166 mg
Total Carbohydrate 30 g
Dietary Fiber 3 g
Sugars 6 g
Protein 5 g

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