Did you ever have a banana bread recipe that was so good, but that was so fattening that you avoided making it? Well, no more. This recipe was adapted from my all-time favorite recipe to make it lower in fat without losing any of the great taste. Try it and let me know how you like it!
serves 12 (5 points +)
- ½ c. unsweetened applesauce
- ¼ c. butter softened
- ½ c. sugar
- 1 c. sugar substitute ( such as Ideal Xylitol)
- 2 eggs
- 2 large bananas, mashed
- 2 c. flour
- 4 T. Dannon Light and Fit Vanilla Yogurt ( or any fat free vanilla yogurt)
- 1 tsp. baking soda
- 1 tsp. vanilla
Beat first 5 ingredients in a large mixing bowl. Add bananas and mix until just combined.
Combine flour and baking soda. Add to banana mixture alternately with yogurt. Add vanilla last.
Pour into a loaf pan coated with non-stick spray. Bake at 375 for 45 minutes or until toothpick inserted near center comes out clean.