Low-Fat Banana Date Bread Recipe

Printer-friendly versionPrinter-friendly version

What You Need:

½ cup applesauce
½ cup brown sugar
4 egg whites
2 medium ripe bananas, sliced
2 cups all purpose flour
½ teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon baking powder
½ teaspoon salt, optional
1 teaspoon cinnamon
½ cup chopped dates

How to Make It:

In large bowl, combine all ingredients except dates. With electric mixer on medium, beat bread mixture until smooth, about 2 or 3 minutes. When mixture is smooth, stir in dates and set aside.

Lightly oil a microwave ring mold. Use paper towel to wipe off excess oil. Pour batter into ring mold. Microwave on medium high for 15 minutes or until toothpick inserted in bread comes out clean. Rotate dish half way through cooking time.

Let stand for 10 minutes before inverting dish on cooling rack. Cool completely before slicing.