dessert RECIPES (9 of 50)


Banana Streusel Loaf

Makes 12 servings.

  • 1/2 cup light brown sugar, firmly packed
  • 1/3 cup margarine, softened
  • 1/2 cup egg substitute, cholesterol-free egg product
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 medium bananas, ripe, mashed (about 1 cup)
  • 1 tablespoon All Purpose Flour (plus as/if needed)
  • 1/2 cup CREAM OF WHEAT Cereal, (1-min., 2-1/2-min. or 10-min. cook time) uncooked
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • Chocolate Chip Streusel, recipe follows
  • BEAT sugar and margarine in large bowl with electric mixer on medium speed until well blended. Add egg product and vanilla; mix well. Stir in bananas.
  • Mix flour, cereal and baking powder. Add to banana mixture; stir just until moistened. Pour into greased and floured 8x4-inch loaf pan; sprinkle with Chocolate Chip Streusel (see recipe below).
  • BAKE at 350°F for 50 minutes to 1 hour or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pan 10 minutes. Remove from pan; cool completely on wire rack. Drizzle with powdered sugar glaze, if desired.
  • Powdered Sugar Glaze: Mix 1 cup powdered sugar with 1 Tbsp. milk or water. If necessary, stir in additional 1 Tbsp. milk until glaze is of desired consistency.
  • Storage Know-How: Peel, mash and freeze extra overripe bananas in 1-cup portions in airtight containers. Thaw and use later in baked goods.
  • Nutrition Bonus: This moist-and-flavorful quick bread, made with better-for-you ingredients, can be a delicious addition to your healthful eating plan.


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