Low Fat Banana Bread
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Serves: 2 loaves
  • 1¼ cups sugar
  • ½ cup butter or margarine, softened
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1½ cups bananas, very ripe and mashed
  • ½ cup water
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 2½ cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 Tbsp SACO Cultured Buttermilk Blend
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 cup nuts
  1. Move oven rack to low position so that tops of pans will be in center of oven.
  2. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  3. Grease bottoms only of 2, 8-inch loaf pans or 1, 9-inch loaf pan with shortening.
  4. Mix sugar and butter in a large bowl.
  5. Stir in eggs until well blended.
  6. Stir bananas, water and vanilla; beat until smooth.
  7. Stir in flour, Saco Cultured Buttermilk Blend, baking soda and salt just until moistened.
  8. Stir in nuts.
  9. Divide batter evenly between pans.
  10. Bake 8-inch loaves about 1 hour, 9-inch loaf about 1 hour 15 minutes, or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.
  11. Cool 10 minutes in pans on wire rack.
  12. Loosen sides of loaves from pans; remove from pans and place top side up on wire rack.
  13. Cool completely, about 2 hours before slicing.
  14. Wrap tightly and store at room temperature up to 4 days or refrigerate up to 10 days.
Recipe by SacoFoods at http://www.sacofoods.com/low-fat-banana-bread/