Fiber-Enriched Banana Bread

Serves: 10Hands-on: 10 minutesTotal: 1 hour 15 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 10

Ingredients

  • Nonstick cooking spray
  • ½ cup buttermilk
  • ¼ cup wheat bran
  • 1 cup mashed ripe banana
  • 1 large egg
  • ¼ cup egg whites
  • 2 Tbsp. canola oil
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 2 Tbsp. honey
  • 1¼ cups whole-wheat pastry flour
  • ½ cup all-purpose flour
  • ⅓ cup Splenda granulated
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • 1½ tsp. baking powder
  • ½ tsp. salt

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 375°F. Spray 9" × 4" × 3" loaf pan with nonstick cooking spray.
  • In a medium bowl, place buttermilk and wheat bran. Allow wheat bran to soak 10 minutes. Stir in banana, egg, egg whites, oil, vanilla, and honey.
  • In larger bowl, sift together flours, Splenda, baking soda, baking powder, and salt; add dry Ingredients to banana mixture. Using a large spoon, stir just until dry Ingredients are moistened; do not over-mix.
  • Spoon batter into prepared loaf pan. Bake for 45 minutes, or until top is lightly browned and inserted toothpick comes out clean. Cool in pan for 10 minutes before removing to wire rack.

Recipe Information

Serves: 10

Ingredients

  • Nonstick cooking spray
  • ½ cup buttermilk
  • ¼ cup wheat bran
  • 1 cup mashed ripe banana
  • 1 large egg
  • ¼ cup egg whites
  • 2 Tbsp. canola oil
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 2 Tbsp. honey
  • 1¼ cups whole-wheat pastry flour
  • ½ cup all-purpose flour
  • ⅓ cup Splenda granulated
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • 1½ tsp. baking powder
  • ½ tsp. salt

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 375°F. Spray 9" × 4" × 3" loaf pan with nonstick cooking spray.
  • In a medium bowl, place buttermilk and wheat bran. Allow wheat bran to soak 10 minutes. Stir in banana, egg, egg whites, oil, vanilla, and honey.
  • In larger bowl, sift together flours, Splenda, baking soda, baking powder, and salt; add dry Ingredients to banana mixture. Using a large spoon, stir just until dry Ingredients are moistened; do not over-mix.
  • Spoon batter into prepared loaf pan. Bake for 45 minutes, or until top is lightly browned and inserted toothpick comes out clean. Cool in pan for 10 minutes before removing to wire rack.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories150
Total Fat4g
Saturated Fat1g
Cholesterol20mg
Sodium350mg
Total Carbohydrate26g
Dietary Fiber3g
Sugars6g
Protein4g