This month is the beginning of baking season! Our family loves some of the fantastic alternative items in Price Chopper & Market 32 stores baking aisles. We took our banana bread recipe & turned it into a better bite by swapping & trading, while adding in some whole grains. Grab the kids, teach them ‘just right’ measurements & give this banana bread a try. It also makes a great gift to share…
Banana Bread by Jodie Fitz
1 cup Organic Sugar
½ cup Nutiva (shortening/butter replacement)
2 large Price Chopper eggs
1/3 cup water
3 ripe bananas
1 cup Price Chopper all purpose, unbleached four
2/3 cup Price Chopper whole-wheat white flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon Price Chopper vanilla extract
½ teaspoon baking powder
½ teaspoon sea salt
1 cup dark chocolate morsels (optional)
Using an electric mixer, mix the sugar, Nutiva, vanilla & eggs together. In a separate bowl, mush the bananas with a fork & stir in the water. Add the banana mixture to the other bowl of ingredients.
Add in the flours, baking soda, baking powder & sea salt. Mix the ingredients together. Stir in the chocolate morsels (if desired).
Pre-heat the oven to 350 degrees.
Coat a glass baking dish or bread pan with Price Chopper non-stick baking spray. Add in the batter & bake. Approximately 50 minutes for a bread pan & 25 minutes for 8 x 8 pan.