I reviewed this recipe almost a year ago but I made some interesting changes and just had to share it with everyone on this site! I used the 1/2 cup brown sugar, 1/2 cup white sugar, 1/4 tsp. salt and plenty of cinnamon and nutmeg as before. However, I am always interested in making recipes healthier so instead of margarine, oil or butter I used 1/2 cup unsweetened applesauce. I often buy applesauce in those little single serving cups and one container is exactly 1/2 cup. Perfect for baking since you don't have to open a whole jar of applesauce. I added chopped walnuts as before but I was out of vanilla, so I tossed in about a Tbsp of dark rum. Wow!! That is the secret to butt-kicking banana bread!! Use good quality rum, such as Puerto Rican or Dominican rum. A good rule of thumb is..if you wouldn't drink it, don't cook with it! Same goes for wine. I cannot stop eating this bread and now I don't feel guilty because it's low in fat if you use the applesauce instead of oil or butter. I really hope someone reads this review and tries the rum version I have come up with. Enjoy!!
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I reviewed this recipe almost a year ago but I made some interesting changes and just had to...