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Lower Fat Banana Bread I
March 05, 2003

I have not tried this recipe yet, but must tell you that the shortening in almost any recipe can be replaced with applesauce. I've done it for years. In cookies the result is a moist cake-like texture. With dense "cakes" like banana bread, they come out super moist, but the bake time is usually slightly less than normal. You can also try using half shortening and half applesauce if you prefer more the traditional texture.

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