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Banana Walnut Bread

Banana Walnut BreadA moist and tasty, reduced calorie banana bread with applesauce and pecans.

Recipe Ingredients:

2 large eggs, lightly beaten
1/3 cup buttermilk
1/2 cup applesauce
1 1/4 cups mashed bananas
1 cup Splenda® Granulated No Calorie Sweetener
1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup chopped pecans

Cooking Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 325°F (160°C). Spray one 9x5x3-inch loaf pan with non-stick spray coating.
  2. In a large bowl, blend together the eggs, buttermilk, applesauce, and bananas.
  3. Sift together the Splenda® Granulated Sweetener, flour, baking soda, and salt; mix into banana mixture. Stir in pecans. Spread batter into prepared pan.
  4. Bake 1 hour, or until a cake tester inserted in the center comes out clean.

Makes 12 (3/4-inch) servings.

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/12 of recipe; 3/4-inch slice): Calories 150 | Calories from Fat 45 | Fat 5.0g (sat 0.5g) | Cholesterol 35mg | Sodium 270mg | Carbohydrates 24g | Fiber 2g | Sugars 8g | Protein 4g.

Recipe and photograph courtesy of Splenda, Inc. Splenda® is a no-calorie sweetener made from sugar that is suitable for diabetics. For more information regarding this product, please call 1-800-777-5363 or visit their website at