Banana Raisin Bread

Makes 14 servings.


1 cup mashed ripe bananas (about 2 medium)
3 tablespoons 2% milk
1 ½ cups Kellogg's® Special K® cereal
6 tablespoons stick butter or margarine, softened
1 cup Equal® Spoonful*
2 large eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
½ teaspoon baking soda
¼ teaspoon salt
1 cup raisins

* May substitute 24 packets Equal sweetener


1. Combine banana and milk in medium bowl. Stir in cereal. Let stand 5 minutes or until cereal is softened.
2. Beat butter and Equal® on medium speed of electric mixer until fluffy. Beat in egg and vanilla until well blended. Stir in cereal mixture. Gradually add combined flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt mixing until combined. Stir in raisins.
3. Spread batter evenly in sprayed 9 x 5-inch loaf pan. Bake in preheated 350°F oven 45 to 50 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Let cool 10 minutes before removing from pan. Cool completely on wire rack.
4. Store tightly wrapped in plastic wrap.

Nutritional Info (per serving):

Calories 178
Protein 4g
Carbohydrate 28g
Fat 6g
Cholesterol 44mg
Sodium 212mg

Food Exchanges: 2 starch, 1 fat

Additional comments:

A full flavored quick bread made with ripe bananas and raisins. Cereal adds extra crunch and beneficial nutrients. Equal reduces the calories but not the taste.

Recipe provided courtesy of Merisant Corporation ® and the NutraSweet Company, makers of Equal®. provides many fine recipes for diabetic diets. Since its online debut in 1999, has become one of the more popular and largest cooking and recipe sites on the Internet.

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