Easy Banana Bread

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cooking Time: 60 minutes
Brought to you by Holly Clegg and Eating Well Through Cancer
This is short cut banana bread, thanks to the biscuit mix.

Makes 16 slices

1 (8-ounce) package reduced-fat cream cheese, softened
1 cup sugar
3 medium bananas, mashed
1 egg, beaten
2 egg whites
2 cups biscuit baking mix
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon

1. Preheat oven 350°F. Coat 9x5x3-inch loaf pan with nonstick cooking spray. 
2. In mixing bowl, cream together cream cheese and sugar until light. Beat in bananas, egg, and egg whites. Stir in biscuit mix and cinnamon until just blended. Turn into prepared loaf pan.
3. Bake 45 minutes-1 hour, until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pan 15 minutes.

Nutritional information per serving
Calories 168, Protein (g) 3, Carbohydrate (g) 28, Fat (g) 5, Cal. from Fat (%) 26, Saturated Fat (g) 2, Dietary Fiber (g) 1, Cholesterol (mg) 20, Sodium (mg) 267, Diabetic Exchanges: 0.5 starch, 0.5 fruit, 1 other carbohydrate, 0.5 fat

DOC’S NOTES: Bananas are a great source of potassium. They are easily digested by virtually everyone. The high carbohydrate content makes bananas the snack of choice for endurance athletes.



Fri May 25, 2012 09:16 AM

The recipe sounds so tasty, I'm tempted! BUT a cup of sugar? I think not.

Wed Oct 24, 2012 06:09 PM

Better to just eat a banana, I think.

Sat Feb 02, 2013 12:35 PM

you probably can change the 1c.sugar for stevia and use less quantity. 

Thu May 16, 2013 07:51 AM

Really looking yummy, ll make it by today evening, some sugar don;st matter I guess right :) Kerimac100

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