Low Fat Secret Ingredient Banana Bread

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Total Time
50mins
Prep
15 mins
Cook
35 mins

This is just delicious--moist and flavorful, chock full of protein, and LOW FAT! Oh, and it's at least partly whole wheat. What more could you want?!? This is a great way to work soy into your diet stealthily. :) Oh, and the secret ingredient is tofu. It replaces the fat in traditional recipes, and does a darn good job of it, too! :P Feel free to leave out the nuts. From "Tofu Quick & Easy"

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Ingredients

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Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Spray a 8.5 x 4.5 x 2" loaf pan with cooking spray.
  3. Line pan with foil, letting edges overhang, and spray foil with cooking spray.
  4. Blend or beat the tofu and bananas together in a food processor or mixer until smooth.
  5. Scrape down the sides.
  6. Add sugar and vanilla.
  7. Process until fully blended.
  8. In a medium bowl, mix together flours, baking powder, baking soda, and salt.
  9. Add flour mixture to the banana mixture and beat or pulse in a food processor just until smooth.
  10. By hand, fold in walnuts, if using.
  11. Spread batter into prepared pan.
  12. Bake for 30-35 minutes until lightly browned, springy to the touch, and a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
  13. Cool in pan on a wire rack for 30 minutes.
  14. Remove from pan.
  15. Peel off the foil and let the cake fully cool on the wire rack.
  16. Enjoy!