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banana pumpkin loaf

August 27, 2015

It has been so chilly lately, not what you’d expect for August, more like a late October day..So it got me thinking about Fall, my favorite season, and of coarse with fall comes pumpkins! I have never been a huge pumpkin fan although it is growing on me and that’s due to my experimenting with it 😉 I know a lot of my followers are pumpkin mad….so this one is for you 🙂 This banana pumpkin loaf is so easy to make and definitely leaves you satisfied.. at only 4 smart points there’s no guilt after a nice big slice 🙂

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Banana pumpkin loaf
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Serves: 10
 
4 sp or 3pp/slice
Ingredients
  • 2 cups flour
  • ¼ cup sugar
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • ½ tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • ½ tsp all spice
  • ½ tsp nutmeg
  • 2 medium banana's, mashed
  • ¾ cup pumpkin puree
  • 1 egg & 1 egg white
  • 2 Tbsp apple sauce
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1 Tbsp raw pumpkin seeds
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350F, spray a regular sized loaf pan and set aside.
  2. In a bowl mix together all of your dry ingredients.
  3. In a separate bowl whisk together your egg and egg white. Stir in your mashed banana, pumpkin, apple sauce and vanilla.
  4. Add wet to dry and mix well. Pour into your loaf pan and sprinkle pumpkin seeds on top.
  5. Bake in oven for 40-45 minutes. Let cool and cut into 10 slices. Each slice is 4sp or 3pp. Due to the banana and pumpkin this is a denser loaf but none the less still delicious. Best stored in fridge.
  6. Nutritional info, not including bananas and pumpkin, per slice Calories 108.. Fat 0.8g... Saturated fat 0.2g.. Carbs 21.1g... Fiber 1.3g... Sugars 10.4g... Protein 3.5g

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4 Comments

  • Reply Sue Anna August 4, 2016 at 7:51 pm

    What could I substitute for the bananas or at least one of them? Thanks

    • Drizzle
      Reply Drizzle August 5, 2016 at 4:41 pm

      Apple sauce 🙂

  • Reply Lamia November 1, 2016 at 6:23 pm

    Just made this, I added a quarter cup of mini chocolate chips. Amazing!!!! You are a genius

    • Drizzle
      Reply Drizzle November 2, 2016 at 11:44 am

      Glad you enjoyed it, love the chocolate chip addition 🙂

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