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Moist Banana Nut Bread

“I made up this recipe when I was vegetarian and didn’t eat eggs. It’s packed with fiber, omega-3s and soy protein, but tastes delicious! Silken tofu is a wonderful egg substitute.” —Brittany Carrington, Tehachapi, California
  • Total Time
    Prep: 20 min. Bake: 50 min. + cooling
  • Makes
    1 loaf (12 slices)

Ingredients

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup mashed ripe bananas (2 medium)
  • 3/4 cup silken soft tofu
  • 1/4 cup canola oil
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts

Directions

  • In a large bowl, combine the first five ingredients. In a small bowl, beat the sugar, bananas, tofu, oil and and vanilla. Beat into dry ingredients just until moistened. Fold in walnuts.
  • Transfer to an 8x4-in. loaf pan coated with cooking spray. Bake at 350° for 50-55 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Cool for 10 minutes before removing from pan to a wire rack.
Nutrition Facts
1 slice: 234 calories, 9g fat (1g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 140mg sodium, 37g carbohydrate (19g sugars, 2g fiber), 4g protein.

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  • Orbs
    Mar 24, 2018

    I added chocolate chips. Delicious! Thank you, Brittany, for sharing this recipe.

  • tresay
    Dec 13, 2014

    Absolutely delicious! I make muffins out of them.

  • dorayflores
    Mar 23, 2013

    I ave substituted tofu for ricotta

  • CARRIE KENNEY
    Aug 7, 2012

    Sounds tasty can't wait to try it !

  • julies1103
    Jun 23, 2011

    I love this recipe! My 11 month old and husband who isn't a vegetarian love it as well. It's very easy and very tasty.