Low-fat High-Fiber Banana Bread


          1-3/4   cups                    all-purpose flour

             1/3   cup                      Fibersure

             1/2   cup                      sugar

                1   teaspoon             baking powder

             1/2   teaspoon             baking soda

             1/2   teaspoon             salt

                1   cup                      mashed very ripe bananas (2 medium)

             1/3   cup                      fruit-based substitute for fat or unsweetened applesauce

                2   large                    egg whites

                1   large                    egg

             1/4   cup                      pecans, chopped




1.   Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease 9" by 5" metal loaf pan. In large bowl, combine flour, Fibersure, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, and salt. In medium bowl, with fork, mix bananas, fat substitute, egg whites, and egg until well blended. Stir banana mixture into flour mixture just until flour mixture is moistened.


2.   Pour batter into prepared pan; sprinkle with chopped pecans. Bake until toothpick inserted in center comes out almost clean, 40 to 45 minutes. Cool in pan on wire rack 10 minutes; remove from pan and cool completely on wire rack.



Each slice: About 119 calories (15 percent calories from fat), 3g protein, 23g carbohydrate, 2g total fat (0g saturated), 13mg cholesterol, 155mg sodium, 4g fiber.




Source: Fibersure web site