Happy July 5th!
Oh wait – that’s no fun.
Hope your July 4th was great! It was a late night last night but sometimes you’ve just gotta have fun – even if it means being tired the next day!
Applesauce Banana Bread
1 2/3 cup whole wheat flour pastry flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
½ teaspoon cinnamon
½ teaspoon salt
1/3 cup sugar
1/3 cup brown sugar
½ cup unsweetened applesauce
3 very ripe bananas, peeled and mashed
2 tablespoons low fat sour cream
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Combine flour, baking soda, cinnamon and salt.
2. Beat sugar and eggs with whisk or electric mixer until fluffy, then add unsweetened applesauce.
3. Combine mashed bananas, sour cream and vanilla, then add to sugar mixture.
4. Fold in flour mixture and pour into medium/large loaf pan or two small loaf pans sprayed with non-stick cooking spray. Bake about 50 – 60 minutes. Serves 12.
Taste Test: I made this and brought it when we went camping and everyone loved it. They had no idea that there was no oil in the bread. It stayed moist for days. A definite keeper!!