Sunday, October 2, 2011

LOW FAT BANANA OATMEAL BREAD

Preheat Oven to 350 degrees
Grease Glass Loaf Pan with 1 Tsp Earth Balance margarine or Butter
Ingredients:
1 C Whole Wheat flour
1 Tsp Baking Soda
1/2 Tsp Baking Powder
2 Tsp Cinnamon
1/8 Tsp Nutmeg
1 Scoop Vanilla Whey Protein Powder
2 Egg Whites (1/3 Cup)
1/2 Cup Organic Applesauce (or a small container from a 4 pack)
5-6 very Ripe Bananas, Mashed
1/2 Cup Organic Sugar
1 Tsp Vanilla Extract
1 Cup Old Fashioned Organic Oats 
Topping:
Mix together with clean Hands
1 Tsp Earth Balance Margarine or Butter
1 Tbs. Brown Sugar
1 Tsp Cinnamon
1 Tsp Honey Squirted over the top when coming out of the oven (Optional)

Method:
Sift Together: Flour, Baking Soda, Baking Powder, Cinnamon, Nutmeg and Protein Powder
Set Aside 
Whisk Together: Egg Whites, Applesauce, Mashed Bananas and Sugar
Add Flour mixture to egg mixture and stir. 
Fold in Oats
Pour into prepared loaf pan
Bake for 50 minutes to 1 hour (maybe longer. this is a very moist bread)
Cool in pan for 10 minutes 
Loosen sides of bread from pan and place on a wire rack 
Cool Completely before slicing
Slice with a Serrated Knife
May be served with All Fruit Preserves or low fat cream cheese if desired. I love it all by itself :)
 
 

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