Sunday, March 13, 2011
Banana Bread, Healthified
Banana Walnut Bread, Healthified
1 1/2 cups granulated sugar
1/2 cup brown sugar
1/2 cup canola oil
3 over-ripe bananas
2 tsp. vanilla extract
4 eggs or 1 c. egg substitute
2 cups low-fat/non-fat sour cream
3 cups whole wheat flour
1/4 cup cornstarch
2 tsp. baking powder
2 tsp. baking soda
1 tsp. salt
1/2 cup chopped walnuts for batter, plus another 1/4 cup for topping
Oven - 350 degrees F
Prepare two loaf pans with baking spray
Beat sugars with canola oil and bananas until smooth. Add vanilla, and eggs, one at a time until well mixed. Add sour cream and mix until smooth.
In separate bowl, mix together flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, and 1/2 cup of the chopped almonds.
Add flour mixture to wet mixture and mix until completely incorporated. Divide batter between two loaf pans and sprinkle tops with the rest of the chopped walnuts.
Bake 45-55 minutes or until loaves test done with a knife or skewer.
Cool in pans for at least 20 minutes and turn out onto wire rack to complete cooling.