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Bananas Foster Bread

 Bananas Foster Bread
This moist, tender bread has all the flavors of New Orleans’ famous dessert. And the rum-flavored glaze on top’s amazing! —Christen Chalmers, Houston, Texas
16 ServingsPrep: 20 min. + cooling Bake: 50 min. + cooling

Ingredients

  • 5 tablespoons butter, cubed
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar, divided
  • 1-1/2 cups mashed ripe bananas
  • 3 tablespoons dark rum
  • 1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup ground flaxseed
  • 3/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/3 cup fat-free plain yogurt
  • GLAZE:
  • 1/3 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 1 tablespoon butter, melted
  • 1 tablespoon dark rum

Directions

  • In a small saucepan, melt butter. Stir in 1/2 cup brown sugar and
  • bananas. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 3-4
  • minutes or until slightly thickened. Remove from the heat. Stir in
  • rum; set aside to cool.
  • In a large bowl, combine the flour, flax, baking soda, salt, and
  • cinnamon. In another large bowl, whisk the eggs, yogurt, banana
  • mixture and remaining brown sugar. Stir into dry ingredients just
  • until moistened.

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Bananas Foster Bread (continued)

Directions (continued)

  • Transfer to a 9-in. x 5-in. loaf pan coated with cooking spray. Bake
  • at 350° for 50-55 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the
  • center comes out clean. Cool for 10 minutes before removing from pan
  • to a wire rack to cool completely.
  • Combine the glaze ingredients; drizzle over bread. Yield: 1 loaf (16
  • slices).
Nutritional Facts: 1 slice equals 189 calories, 6 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 38 mg cholesterol, 181 mg sodium, 31 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 3 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 starch, 1 fat.