posted by louisa 04-09-101 2:34 AM
Low-Fat Banana Bread
2 large eggs
3/4 cup sugar
1 cup smashed ripe bananas (about 3 medium), can use more
1/3 cup buttermilk (or non-fat milk)
1 tablespoon vegetable oil
1 tablespoon vanilla extract
1 3/4 cups all purpose flour, sifted before using
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
Preheat oven to 325°F. 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. Turn bread out onto rack and cool.
Makes 1 loaf.
Epicurious – adapted -Bon Appétit August 1997
Note: Can use 1/2 cup white sugar and 1/4 cup brown suga
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