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Banana Date Flaxseed Bread

Banana Date Flaxseed Bread

  • Prep

    10 m
  • Cook

    55 m
  • Ready In

    1 h 5 m
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I'm always searching for healthy recipes, and this one filled the bill. The flaxseeds give the bread a really nutty taste.

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  • Calories:
  • 263 kcal
  • 13%
  • Fat:
  • 10.5 g
  • 16%
  • Carbs:
  • 42.6g
  • 14%
  • Protein:
  • 6.7 g
  • 13%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 42 mg
  • 14%
  • Sodium:
  • 218 mg
  • 9%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Lightly grease an 8x4 inch loaf pan. Use an electric coffee grinder or food processor to grind 1/2 cup flax seed; set aside.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, beat together banana, oil, sugar and eggs. In a separate bowl, mix together flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, ground flax seed and 1/4 cup whole flax seed. Gradually stir flour mixture into banana mixture. Fold in dates. Spoon batter into prepared loaf pan.
  3. Bake in preheated oven for 55 to 60 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the loaf comes out clean.
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TARAS983
56

TARAS983

6/22/2006

I sort of made this recipe- I used a couple substitutions. I used half and half whole wheat and white flour; applesauce instead of oil; egg replacer instead of eggs; I ground all the flaxseed; used 1/4 cup brown sugar instead of 1/2 cup white; and added more dates. I made a batch of 10 big muffins and they turned out great. I will definitely make this again. Thanks!

NAOMII
49

NAOMII

11/14/2003

Healthy banana bread recipe that doesn't taste "healthy". I wanted to add more flax to our diet and found the perfect recipe. I made muffins instead of a loaf by baking for 30 mins. The flaxseeds give it a nutty flavor and texture. The kids love the muffins.

Dora
46

Dora

12/3/2003

Excellent Recipe: My modifications: 1) used raisins, instead of dates 2) used all ground flaxseeds, no whole. I had heard that whole flaxseeds should never be used for ingesting or cooking, only ground. So I grounded the whole amount and put it all in there. The result is a nutrient-densed and delicous bread. Thank you!

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