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I Can't Believe It's Reduced-Fat Whole Wheat Banana Bread

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“Moist and delicious banana bread that doesn't taste low-fat! A healthier way to prepare an old favorite. This recipe makes two large loaves. Freezes well. I recommend using a blender or food processor to chop the walnuts (they should still be a little chunky, not quite as fine as sand) as well as to mash the bananas (puree until there are still a few small chunks left).”
1hr 15mins

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  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C).
  2. In a large bowl, thoroughly combine oil, vanilla, honey and applesauce together.
  3. Add eggs, and beat well.
  4. Stir in mashed bananas.
  5. Add flour, baking powder, cinnamon, sugar, nutmeg and salt, stirring gently to combine ingredients.
  6. Add baking soda to hot water, stir to mix, and then add to batter. Blend in chopped nuts. Stir just until smooth.
  7. Pour batter into two greased standard-sized loaf pans.
  8. Bake for 60 minutes or until knife inserted in center comes out clean.
  9. Allow to cool on cooling rack for at least 1 hour before serving. Whatever you don't eat can be refrigerated or frozen and will keep for quite a while.

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