Sweet Bread Lo Fat Banana Bread by LInda

posted by Linda in MO 04-30-99 11:48 AM

Low-Fat Banana Bread
Source: Bon Appetit

2 large eggs
3/4 cup sugar
1 cup smashed ripe bananas (about 3 medium)
1/3 cup buttermilk
1 T. vegetable oil
1 T. vanilla extract
1 3/4 cups all purpose flour
2 t. baking powder
1/2 t. baking soda
1/2 t. salt

Preheat oven to 325F.

Lightly grease 8 1/2x4 1/2x2 1/2-inch pan; dust with flour.

Using electric mixer; beat eggs and sugar in large bowl until thick and light, about 5 minutes.

Mix in smashed bananas, buttermilk, oil and vanilla.

Sift flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt over mixture; beat until just blended.

Transfer batter to prepared pan.

Bake bread until golden brown on top and tester inserted into center comes out clean, about 1 hour.

Cool for a few minutes and then turn bread out onto rack and cool.

Makes 1 loaf.

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