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Low-fat Banana Bread

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Why I Love This Recipe

This is adapted from a recipe out of Bon Appetit-August 1997

Ingredients You'll Need

2 large eggs
1 Cup sugar
1 cup smashed ripe bananas-about 3 med.
1 3/4 cup buttermilk
1 tablespoon safflower oil (or vegetable, walnut)
1 Tbl. vanilla extract

1 cup all purpose flour
3/4 cup whole wheat flour
2 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp salt

1/4 cup chopped nuts
1/4 cup flaked coconut


Pre-heat to 325.

Grease/flour 8" bread pan.

Beat eggs, sugar, until thick about 5 min.

Mix in mashed bananas, buttermilk, oil and vanilla.

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

Add nuts and coconut; mix til just blended.

Transfer to pan.

Bake until golden, about 1 hour.

Cool on rack.

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