By Tammy Sons
Banana bread is a simple treat that you can use for a snack, breakfast, or a delicious dessert.
1 ¼ cups sugar
1/4cup unsweetened applesauce
1/4cup margarine that is softened
1/2 cup fat-free cholesterol free egg product
1 1/2cups mashed very ripe bananas 3 to 4 medium
1/2 cup buttermilk
1 teaspoon vanilla
2 ½ cups Gold Medal all purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 cup chopped nuts if wanted
FIRST-1 Move oven rack to low position so that the tops of pans will be in the center of oven. Then you will need to heat your oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Then you will need to grease the pan bottoms only two loaf pans that are 8 1/2x4 1/2x2 1/2 inches, or 1 loaf pan, 9x5x3 inches.
SECOND-now mix in some applesauce and margarine in large bowl. Then stir in egg product until nicely blended. Now add bananas buttermilk and vanilla. Now beat until smooth. Next stir in flour, baking soda and salt just until moistened. Now stir in nuts if wanted. Now pour into pans.
THIRD- now bake 8-inch loaves about 1 hour or until done 9-inch loaf about 1 1/4 hours, or until toothpick in the center comes out clean. Now cool for at least 10 minutes. Now loosen sides of loaves from the pans. Now remove from pans and place top side up on wire rack. Now cool completely about 1 hour, before slicing. Now wrap tightly and store at room temperature for at least four days, or refrigerate at least ten days.