Whole-Grain Banana Bread

Whole-Grain Banana Bread

Whole-grain cereal, eggs whites instead of whole eggs and fat-free yogurt set this banana bread apart.

Prep Time

15

Minutes

Total Time

2:35

Hrs:Mins

Makes

2

loaves

1 1/4
cups sugar
2
tablespoons margarine, softened
3
egg whites
1 1/2
cups mashed ripe bananas (3 to 4 medium)
2/3
cup Yoplait® Fat Free plain yogurt (from 2-lb container)
1
teaspoon vanilla
2
cups Gold Medal® all-purpose flour
1
teaspoon baking soda
1
teaspoon salt
1
teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 1/2
cups Whole Grain Total® cereal, slightly crushed
  1. Move oven rack to low position so that tops of pans will be in center of oven. Heat oven to 350°F. Grease bottoms only of two 8x4-inch loaf pans or one 9x5-inch loaf pan with shortening.
  2. In large bowl, mix sugar and margarine. Stir in eggs whites until well blended. Add bananas, yogurt and vanilla; beat until smooth. Stir in remaining ingredients except cereal just until moistened. Stir in cereal. Pour into pans.
  3. Bake 8-inch loaves about 1 hour, 9-inch loaf about 1 hour 15 minutes, or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 5 minutes. Loosen sides of loaves from pans; remove from pans. Cool completely, about 1 hour.
Makes 2 loaves (12 slices each)
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Variation
Stir in 1/2 cup chopped nuts or dates with the flour.
Health Twist
Substitute 2 egg whites for a whole egg to significantly lower the fat and cholesterol content of a recipe.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Slice)
  • Calories 120
    • (Calories from Fat 10),
  • Total Fat 1g
    • (Saturated Fat 0g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 0mg;
  • Sodium 190mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 24g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
    • Sugars 13g),
  • Protein 2g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 1/2 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 0 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 1 1/2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.