How To Prepare Healthy Banana Bread
Healthy Banana Bread it contains whole wheat flour instead of regular, brown sugar instead of white sugar, and dried cranberries for fiber and antioxidants. Plus it is DELISHHHH, especially the crunchy sweet oat topping.
What To Serve With Banana Bread
Good quality dark chocolate. Banana goes oh so well with a chunk of high quality dark chocolate!
Fresh slices of citrus fruits. Sometimes, you’ll be in the mood for something a little bit lighter and fresher.
2. Peanut butter
3. A handful of nuts.
5. Compotes and jams.
Does banana bread make you gain weight?
There’s no conclusive evidence that bananas make you gain or lose weight. No one food is responsible for weight loss or weight gain. Instead, consider your overall daily nutrient intake.
Why is banana bread good for your heart?
Indulging in a fresh slice of the fruit-based dessert can help you get your fix of the mineral, which may help reduce blood pressure, according to Medline Plus. Because high blood pressure is linked to a greater risk for heart disease, that’s great news for your ticker.
For the topping:
- 1/4 cup old-fashioned rolled oats
- Use 1 Tbsp brown sugar
- 1 Tbsp melted butter
- Use 1/4 tsp cinnamon
- 1/8 tsp pumpkin pie spice
For the bread:
- 2 ripe bananas
- 1 large egg, beaten
- 3/4 cup milk
- 1 cup whole-wheat flour
- One cup old-fashioned rolled oats
- 1/2 cup brown sugar
- 1 tsp pumpkin pie spice
- One tsp baking soda
- One tsp baking powder
- 1/2 tsp salt
- 1/2 cup dried cranberries
Preheat oven to 350 degrees
To make topping, combine all ingredients in a small bowl and set aside (you’ll use it at the end).
To make the bread, mash bananas in a medium bowl, then stir in egg and milk. Add flour, baking soda, baking powder, salt, oats, brown sugar, and pumpkin pie spice. Stir just to combine (batter should be lumpy), then mix in cranberries. Be careful not to over-stir.
Pour batter into a lightly greased loaf pan or muffin tin, and sprinkle with topping mixture. Bake for 50 to 55 minutes, until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean or with some dry topping crumbs.
How do you make healthy banana bread safe?
- Healthy Banana bread kept at room temperature will stay fresh for about four days.
- Cool the bread completely.
- Place a paper towel in the bottom of an airtight storage container OR in an airtight bag.
- Cover the bread with another paper towel.
- After four days, throw the bread away or freeze whatever’s left