Apple-Banana-Oat Loaf – Blogger Secret Ingredient!

This week’s blogger secret ingredient is hosted by Erin and Andrea at Care to Eat.  It’s apples!

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Since I bought a bunch of delicious organic gala apples last night, I thought today would be the perfect time to make my secret ingredient recipe.  This is kind of like apple crisp, but in the shape of a bread loaf.  It also reminds me of baked oatmeal.  Basically, it’s all of my favorite ingredients mixed into a loaf.  I like it as a snack, breakfast, or even dessert.  It goes very well with yogurt, ice cream, and whipped cream and it’s great for the fall.  I hope you all enjoy it!

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Apple-Banana-Oat Loaf

Ingredients

  • 1.5 cups oats
  • 1/4 cup WW flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 apples, chopped into very small pieces
  • 2 small bananas, mashed
  • 1/4 cup honey (or agave nectar)
  • 1 cup milk (I used chocolate almond milk – awesome)

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Directions:

  1. Preheat the oven to 400F.
  2. Mix together the dry ingredients.  Add in the wet ingredients and mix well.
  3. Pour the entire mixture into a loaf pan.
  4. Bake for 30 minutes, or longer if you want it crispier.
  5. Serve with yogurt, ice cream, whipped cream, milk, plain, or with whatever you like!

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10 Comments on Apple-Banana-Oat Loaf – Blogger Secret Ingredient!

  1. Erin
    27 September, 2008 at 11:33 pm (6 years ago)

    This looks perfect. I love easy, healthy little recipes like this one. I must make it this week and freeze individual bars! Do you think it freezes well?!

  2. Erin
    27 September, 2008 at 11:34 pm (6 years ago)

    Oh – and what size pan did you use? Just a standard bread loaf one?

  3. admin
    28 September, 2008 at 12:13 am (6 years ago)

    Erin – I think it would freeze well… It seems similar to baked oatmeal and I’ve frozen that before. I used a standard bread pan – I think it’s about 10×5 inches or something like that. I didn’t buy it; I took it from my mom when I moved out so I never saw the packaging :P

  4. Erin
    28 September, 2008 at 8:11 am (6 years ago)

    That’s so funny. I took my mom’s bread loaf pans when I moved out, too! Thanks for the dimensions. :)

  5. ttfn300
    28 September, 2008 at 8:17 am (6 years ago)

    ooh, I just did something similar, but I like this version better, more oats :)

  6. Hilary
    28 September, 2008 at 9:17 am (6 years ago)

    The chocolate almond milk surprised me! I never would have thought of that.

  7. jules
    30 September, 2008 at 6:49 pm (6 years ago)

    that looks super yummy
    and very easily made vegan :)
    good job
    love,
    your sister

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