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#6988772 - 12/08/17 02:39 PM No Sugar Added Banana Bread for the Holidays
pug Offline
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Registered: 05/30/08
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OK, so the doc says my sugar was a bit high in my recent lab work for my annual physical.
But I'm in the mood for some of momma's holiday banana bread.
So I thinks to myself, self, make it sugar-free.*
Gotta say, I am already addicted.

  • 3-4 ripe bananas, mashed
  • 1/3 cup melted butter
  • 3/4 cup Stevia (not the blend)
  • 1 lg egg, beaten
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 pinch of salt
  • 1.5 cups of all-purpose flour
  • Pre-heat the oven to 350 degrees
  • Butter a 4x8 bread pan or pyrex dish
  • Mix the bananas, butter, eggs, and vanilla, mix
  • Add the sugar, salt, and baking soda, mix
  • Add the flour last, mix
  • Pour the mixture into a buttered 4x8 loaf pan and bake for 1 hour (check with a toothpick - should come out clean)

Batter going in...

Banana bread coming out...

And ready for coffee...

*Keep in mind that an average banana (7-9 inches) has about 14 grams of sugar. So, adding 4 bananas = 56 grams, and if you get 16 1/2" slices in a loaf, each slice will have about 3.5 grams of natural sugar (from the bananas).
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#6988905 - 12/08/17 04:04 PM Re: No Sugar Added Banana Bread for the Holidays [Re: pug]
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#6988948 - 12/08/17 04:35 PM Re: No Sugar Added Banana Bread for the Holidays [Re: bill oxner]
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#6998949 - 12/16/17 03:23 PM Re: No Sugar Added Banana Bread for the Holidays [Re: pug]
MAP Offline

Registered: 07/12/08
Posts: 574
I made this today, it turned out awesome. I love banana nut bread and I'm glad I have a fast and easy recipe now, thanks for the post

#7000788 - 12/18/17 09:59 AM Re: No Sugar Added Banana Bread for the Holidays [Re: pug]
SouthWestIron Offline
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Registered: 10/25/11
Posts: 2441
Loc: Texas
Cool recipe, might want to replace that regular flour with coconut flour and it will help eliminate your sugar spikes even more.


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