Low Fat Banana Nut Bread

Insanely moist banana nut bread without all the fat!

Banana nut bread is one of my favorite quick breads and trust me, this recipe will not disappoint! Make sure your bananas are very ripe for best results.

Low Fat Banana Nut Bread
Gina’s Weight Watcher Recipes
Servings: 26 slices (2 loaves) • Size: 1 slice • Old Points: 3 pts  • Points+: 4 pts
Calories: 129.2  • Fat: 4.4 g • Carbs: 20.6 • Protein: 2.8 • Fiber: 1.4 g

Without Nuts:
Old Points: 2 pts  • Points+: 3 pts
Calories: 106.1  • Fat: 2.1 g • Carbs: 20.2 • Protein: 2.3 • Fiber: 1.2 g

Ingredients:

  • 7 ripe medium bananas, mashed
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened apple sauce
  • 2-1/2 cups unbleached all purpose flour
  • 1-1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 4 tbsp butter, softened
  • 1 cup light brown sugar
  • 4 large egg whites
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 3 oz (3/4 cup) chopped walnuts
  • baking spray

Directions:

    Preheat oven to 350°. Grease two 8×5 inch loaf pans with baking spray.

    In a medium bowl, combine flour, baking soda and salt with a wire whisk. Set aside.

    In a large bowl cream butter and sugar with an electric mixer. Add egg whites, bananas, apple sauce and vanilla, and beat at medium speed until thick. Scrape down sides of the bowl.

    Add flour mixture and walnuts, then blend at low speed until combined. Do not over mix.

    Pour batter into loaf pans and bake on the center rack for 50 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.

    Let the pan cool at least 20 minutes, bread should be room temperature before slicing.