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Homemade Whole Wheat Banana Bread

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If one wants to balance pure culinary delight with a modicum of health and nutrition, then the whole wheat banana bread recipe is a worthy contribution. It is easy to prepare at home with daily use ingredients.
  Unsalted butter 1 Cup (16 tbs) (1 Stick, 4 Ounces)
  Packed light brown sugar/Dark brown sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs) (3.75 Ounce)
  Baking soda 3⁄4 Teaspoon
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Ground cinnamon 1 Teaspoon
  Ground nutmeg 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Vanilla extract 1 Teaspoon
  Mashed ripe bananas 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs) (12 Ounces, 3-4 Medium To Large Bananas)
  Honey/Raw sugar 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs) (3 Ounce)
  Eggs 2 Large
  Whole wheat flour 2 Cup (32 tbs) (8 Ounce)
  Chopped walnuts 1 Cup (16 tbs) (2 Ounce)

Preheat oven to 350 F degrees. Lightly grease a 9 x 5 inch loaf pan.
Beat together the butter, sugar, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, nutmeg and vanilla in a medium bowl until smooth. Add the banana, honey and eggs, beating until smooth. Add the flour and nuts, stirring until smooth. Spoon the batter into the prepared pan and let it rest at room temperature, uncovered for 10 minutes.
Bake the bread for 50 minutes. Lay a piece of foil gently across the top and bake until a cake tester (like a toothpick) inserted into the center comes out clean, 10 to 15 minutes more. Remove the bread from the oven and allow it to cool for 10 minutes before turning it out of the pan onto a rack to cool completely.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Vegetarian, High Fiber
Almost everyone have their own version of banana bread. However, this one can claim to be refreshingly unqiue. Packed with the goodness of whole wheat and bananas, this bread won't let you down. Just follow the instructions given here to the T and prepare yourself the most unique banana bread this season.

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 948 Calories from Fat 530

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 60 g92%

Saturated Fat 22.1 g110.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 151.1 mg50.4%

Sodium 524.3 mg21.8%

Total Carbohydrates 94 g31.4%

Dietary Fiber 12.3 g49.3%

Sugars 44.1 g

Protein 15 g31%

Vitamin A 20.5% Vitamin C 0.17%

Calcium 7.1% Iron 19.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


perceptiveeye's picture
This banana bread looks very delicious! I would like to add some more nuts to this bread :)
Anonymous's picture
I love banana bread, although I havent yet tried the wheat flour version of it. This seems to be a more healthier option to all-purpose flour! Great recipe and thanks.
healthyeating's picture
I never had banana bread with wheat flour! I feel it must be a healthy option instead of using all-purpose flour. thanks chef :))
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