whole wheat banana bread
the kids consider this dessert and for that, i am very happy.
1/2 cup light brown sugar
1 1/2 cup whole wheat flour (i used white whole wheat)
1 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp sea salt
1 tsp cinnamon
1/4 tsp ground nutmeg
dash of ground cloves
5 oz nonfat vanilla yogurt
2 very ripe banana's
1/2 cup walnuts (i forgot to add these. next time.)
1. preheat oven to 350 degrees. in a small bowl, mash the banana's then add the brown sugar, yogurt and egg. mix well
2. in a larger bowl, SIFT the flour, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, nutmeg & cloves. add the wet ingredients to the dry ingredients and gently fold together. do not over mix!
3. pour batter into a prepared non-stick (or lightly greased) loaf pan and bake for about 50 minutes (i baked for 45).
4. let cool for 5 minutes in the loaf pan then release and cool for 10 more minutes before slicing.
yields one loaf; 10 slices.
Each slice equals 118 calories, 1 gram of fat, 0 grams saturated fat, 26 grams of carbs and 3 grams of protein