1/6 cup no sugar added applesauce
1/6 cup walnut oil or reg oil
1/2 cup honey
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 1/4- 1 1/2 cup mashed very ripe bananas (~ 3-4 bananas)
1 3/4 cups whole wheat pastry flour
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 cup hot water
(* 1/2 cup chopped walnuts or pecans if desired)
Preheat oven to 325�
In a large bowl, beat applesauce, oil and honey together.
Add eggs, and mix well.
Stir in bananas and vanilla. Stir in flour and salt.
Add baking soda to hot water, stir to mix, and then add to batter.
(Blend in chopped nuts here if desired) .
Spread batter into a greased 9×5 inch loaf pan.
Bake for 50 to 60 minutes.
Cool on wire rack for 1/2 hour before slicing.
* Put browning bananas into the freezer until ready to use
for your recipe.
Makes the bread even more moist!
* May change up the recipe by adding raisins or pumpkin pie spice.
* Make it into 4 mini loaves and bake about 35 minutes.