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    Lighter Zucchini Banana Bread

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    Chris from Kansas's Note:

    This is a moist flavorful bread that combines the great taste and healthy benefits of zucchini and bananas. I received this recipe from my aunt Ann. This makes 2 loaves

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    1. 1
      Beat eggs.
    2. 2
      Add sugar, oil, applesauce and bananas.
    3. 3
      Mix well.
    4. 4
      Add vanilla.
    5. 5
      In separate bowl, combine flour, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon and salt.
    6. 6
      Stir into wet mixture just until moistened.
    7. 7
      Add zucchini and nuts.
    8. 8
      Pour into 2 greased 9X5 inch loaf pans.
    9. 9
      Bake at 350 for 50 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on May 26, 2010


      I LOVE this recipe. I don't know how anyone can say it's "flat and bland"! I cut extra sugar out of recipes as much as possible and also almost always substitute whole-meal flour in all baking to decrease sugar/calories/carbs and bump up the whole-grain/fiber content. So, I used half sugar and half Zylitol instead of all sugar (and I decided that I can probably cut the total down to a half-cup (instead of 3/4 c.) for 1 loaf. I also eliminated the vanilla. I love that this recipe has so little oil. My "tried & true" banana bread recipe uses a full stick of butter for one loaf! I also love that this turned out so moist; I didn't have to play the game of slightly undercooking it, which always left the top of the mid-section mushy (with my old recipe). And I found this to be wonderfully flavorful. THANKS for the new, improved, and healthier banana bread recipe for my book!

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    • on October 16, 2009


      Followed the recipe exactly, but it did not taste good. Sorta flat and bland. Disappointed.

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    • on September 22, 2009


      Wonderful!! Very tasty! I made this at the spur of the moment because I had some very overripe bananas. I used 1 1/2 cups of regular flour and 1 1/2 cups of whole wheat flour. My husband and I just had a warm piece of the bread and we both thought it was fabulous. It's definately going into my cookbook!

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    Nutritional Facts for Lighter Zucchini Banana Bread

    Serving Size: 1 (64 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 24

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 148.0
    Calories from Fat 29
    Total Fat 3.3 g
    Saturated Fat 0.5 g
    Cholesterol 35.2 mg
    Sodium 211.4 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 27.0 g
    Dietary Fiber 0.8 g
    Sugars 13.5 g
    Protein 2.8 g

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