Easy Peasy Banana Bread ~ Lower Fat Too!

I’m always on the hunt for good quick bread recipes. My freezer was getting filled up with bananas, so I searched for a decent banana bread recipe and came up with this one from food.com. I gave it a try (adding a handful of chocolate chips of course) and really enjoyed it. It’s frugal, easy to make and keeps well in the refrigerator. Sold! I’ll share the recipe with you:

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Lower Fat Banana Bread

  • 4 very ripe bananas
  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 2 tablespoons butter, softened
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tablespoons applesauce
  • 1/8 cup of chocolate chips (optional)
  1. Mash the bananas in a large bowl.
  2. Add the remaining ingredients and mix well (do not over mix)
  3. Pour into a greased loaf pan.
  4. Bake at 350 degrees for 50 to 60 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center of loaf comes out clean. (Mine took 40 minutes due to the heart pan being more shallow, adjust accordingly)
  5. Enjoy!!

I told you it was easy peasy. I love foods that take so little time to come together, yet taste like you spent a lifetime perfecting the goodness of the final product.

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About finefrugality

I am a wife, mother, business owner, farmer, foster parent, retired probation officer and so much more. :-) I love to save money any way I can. I just don’t see the sense in handing my cash over to someone else when I don’t have to. I coupon, I grow and can food, I reuse and repurpose items, I scour thrift stores and during the warmer months, my Saturday mornings consist of yard sales and our local farmer’s market with my husband. I have organized local meetings which include coupon swaps, barter clubs and swap meets. Here is where I begin to share this life with the rest of the world. This is Fine Frugality. Because being frugal is not only fine. It is FINE.
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2 Responses to Easy Peasy Banana Bread ~ Lower Fat Too!

  1. Stacey says:

    How do you freeeze your bananas? Whole? Or do you mash them and freeze them?

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