Date and Banana Loaf

Author: Canadian Living

This perfect pick-me-up snack contains whole wheat flour and wheat germ with their magnesium, and banana with its B6. As an added bonus, it will truly satisfy your sweet tooth!

  • Portion size 12 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup plain yogurt
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 cup mashed banana
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 cups whole wheat flour
  • 1/4 cup wheat germ
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 cup chopped date

Method

In bowl, whisk together sugar, yogurt, oil and eggs; stir in banana and vanilla.

In large bowl, whisk together flours, wheat germ, baking powder and baking soda; stir in dates. Stir in banana mixture until combined.

Pour into greased 8- x 4-inch (1.5 L) loaf pan. Bake in centre of 350°F (180°C) oven for about 1 hour or until tester inserted in centre comes out clean. Let cool in pan on rack for 15 minutes. Remove from pan; let cool on rack. (Make-ahead: Wrap in plastic wrap and store for up to 2 days or overwrap and freeze for up to 2 weeks.)

Nutritional facts <b>Per serving:</b> about

  • Sodium 110 mg
  • Protein 5 g
  • Calories 203.0
  • Total fat 6 g
  • Cholesterol 37 mg
  • Saturated fat 1 g
  • Total carbohydrate 34 g

%RDI

  • Iron 9.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 12.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 4.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 2.0
  • Vitamin C 3.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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