Applesauce Banana Bread courtesy of Pepperplate
1 heaping cup mashed banana
1/3 cup honey
1/3 cup unsweetened applesauce
3/4 cup unsweetened vanilla almond milk (or skim, coconut, etc.)
1 1/2 cups whole wheat pastry flour
1 cup rolled oats
1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
3/4 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Spray 9-inch loaf pan with nonstick organic cooking spray.
2. In large bowl combine mashed banana, applesauce, honey, egg, almond milk and vanilla until well combined and creamy. In separate medium bowl whisk together whole wheat flour, oats, baking powder, baking soda, salt and cinnamon. Add wet ingredient to dry ingredients and mix until combined (don't over mix!)
3. Pour into prepared loaf pan, sprinkle oats over top (if desired), and bake for 60-70 minutes r until toothpick inserted into center comes out clean with a few crumbs attached.
4. Remove from oven and place on wire rack to cool completely. Cut into 12 slices and enjoy! Keep bread tightly wrapped to maintain moisture.
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