Reduced-Calorie Banana Bread

Stick with this moist and tender variation of a favorite quick bread. It's lower in calories, fat, and cholesterol than the traditional version of banana bread.

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  • Makes: 16 servings
  • Yields: 1 loaf
  • Prep: 10 mins
  • Bake: 45 mins 350°F
  • Stand: 2 hrs
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Reduced-Calorie Banana Bread
Ingredients
1 1/2
1 1/4
teaspoons baking powder
1/2
teaspoon baking soda
1/2
teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/8
teaspoon salt
2
slightly beaten egg whites
1
cup mashed banana
3/4
cup sugar
1/4
cup cooking oil
 
Nonstick cooking spray
Directions
  1. In a medium mixing bowl stir together flour, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, and salt.
  2. In a large mixing bowl stir together egg whites, banana, sugar, and oil. Stir flour mixture into banana mixture just until moistened.
  3. Spray an 8x4x2-inch loaf pan with nonstick cooking spray. Spread batter in prepared pan. Bake in a 350 degree F oven for 45 to 50 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean.
  4. Cool bread in the pan for 10 minutes. Remove from pan and cool thoroughly on a wire rack. For easier slicing, wrap the bread in plastic wrap and store overnight. Makes 1 loaf (16 servings).
From the Test Kitchen

Cool completely. Wrap in foil, then seal in a plastic bag. Freeze up to 3 months.

Nutrition Facts (Reduced-Calorie Banana Bread)
    Per serving:
  • 130 kcal cal.,
  • 4 g fat
  • (1 g sat. fat,
  • 96 mg sodium,
  • 23 g carb.,
  • 1 g fiber,
  • 2 g pro.
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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