Frugal Recipe: Chocolate Banana Bread

Contributed By Chef Amanda Santucci, Author of The Skinny Spice
3-4  mashed bananas
2 slightly beaten egg whites

3/4 c sugar

1/4 c applesauce

3 tsp vanilla

3 tbsp canola
1 1/4 c whole wheat pastry flour

1/4 cup cocoa powder
1 1/4 tsp baking powder

1/2 tsp baking soda

2 1/2 tsp cinnamon

1/8 tsp salt

1/8 tsp nutmeg
1 cup chopped pecans
Drizzle of honey

non stick spray
Preheat oven to 375. Mash bananas, and blend with egg whites, sugar, applesauce, vanilla, and oil. In a separate bowl, mix flour, cocoa, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, salt, and nutmeg. Add flour mixture to banana mixture and mix. Pour into a greased loaf pan  Add pecans on the top of the batter. Drizzle with honey. Bake for 45 minutes or until toothpick inserted comes out clean. Enjoy!

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