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Go Bananas! Bread


5 Servings10 Servings20 Servings
White flour, enriched all purpose0.5 cup1 cup2 cup
Whole wheat flour0.75 cup1.5 cup3 cup
Cinnamon, ground0.25 tsp0.5 tsp1 tsp
Salt0.25 tsp0.5 tsp1 tsp
Baking powder2 tsp4 tsp8 tsp
Egg, large0.5 egg1 egg2 egg
Ripe banana, mashed0.5 cup1 cup2 cup
Applesauce, unsweetened0.5 cup1 cup2 cup
Sugar0.25 cup0.5 cup1 cup
Oil, canola1 Tbsp2 Tbsp4 Tbsp
Fat-free or 1% (low fat) milk6 Tbsp12 Tbsp24 Tbsp
Cooking spray- - -
Dried fruit (raisins, cranberries), chopped (optional)2 Tbsp4 Tbsp8 Tbsp


  1. 1. Preheat oven to 355 F.
  2. 2. Spray loaf pans with cooking spray.
  3. 3. In a mixing bowl, combine flours, cinnamon, salt and baking powder.
  4. 4. In a separate bowl, beat together the egg, banana, applesauce, sugar, oil and milk.
  5. 5. Add the milk mixture to the dry ingredients and mix until just combined.
  6. 6. Fold in dried fruit (optional).
  7. 7. Pour into pan(s) and bake for 55 to 65 minutes.
Nutrition Facts
Serving size 1 slice (53g)
Amount Per Serving
Calories 89 From Fat 18
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 2g 3%
Sat. Fat 0g 0%
Cholesterol 11mg 4%
Sodium 164mg 7%
Total Carb 16g 5%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Sugars 3g
Protein 3g
Vitamin A 0% Vitamin C 2%
Calcium 8% Iron 4%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Food For Thought

Making banana bread is a great way to use up bananas that may have gotten a little too ripe. This recipe can also be made by adding nuts.

CACFP Crediting

For 3-5 year olds; Breakfast. Must serve all of the following:

  • Grain/Bread