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Banana bread

🍳 60 min

🔥 551 cal

✍️ by Taisiia Dobrozorova

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Banana bread

14 g

Proteins

70 g

Carbs

5 g

Fats

Servings

Banana bread is a classic recipe, all-American comfort food that fills the whole house with coziness and makes everything better. Banana bread is real magic.

  • This banana bread recipe is cooked with 100 percent whole wheat flour, unlike traditional banana bread recipes that contain refined flour and tons of processed sugar.
  • This banana bread idea is naturally sweetened with honey, which offers some healthy micronutrients that white sugar does not.
  • Lastly, this recipe calls for a moderate amount of unrefined oil rather than full spoons of butter (choose from virgin coconut oil, extra-virgin olive oil, or vegetable oil).

The recipe is adjustable! Any of the following flours will perform well. But we recommend whole wheat flour and whole wheat pastry flour. They offer all the entire wheat nutrients without the characteristically nutty flavor.

  • All-purpose flour
  • Gluten-free all-purpose flour blend
  • Oat flour
  • Spelt flour
  • Whole wheat flour
  • Whole wheat pastry flour
  • White whole wheat flour

So, let's try cooking this fantastic recipe idea immediately!

Essential ingredients

  • Olive oil

    20 g (4 tsp)

  • Honey

    20 g (2 tsp)

  • Eggs

    40 g (1 pieces)

  • Bananas

    60 g (½ pieces)

  • Vanilla extract

    2 g (0.3 tsp)

  • Salt

    2 g (0.3 tsp)

  • Cinnamon

    2 g (0.3 tsp)

  • Whole wheat flour

    50 g (0.3 cup)

Ingredients to taste

Nuts, Raisins, Dried apricots

How to make

Please follow the next steps:

  1. 1

    Preheat the oven to 165 degrees Celsius ( or 325 degrees Fahrenheit) and grease a 9×5-inch loaf pan.

  2. 2

    Beat the honey and oil together with a whisk in a large bowl.

  3. 3

    Add the eggs and beat well. Then whisk milk with the mashed bananas.

  4. 4

    Add the vanilla, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, and whisk to blend.

  5. 5

    Stir in the flour, just until combined. If you decide to add any additional mix-ins, gently fold them in now.

  6. 6

    Pour the batter into the greased loaf pan. Sprinkle lightly with cinnamon.

  7. 7

    Bake for about 60 minutes until a toothpick inserted into the center comes clean.

  8. 8

    Let the banana bread cool in the loaf pan for 10-15 minutes.

  9. 9

    Carefully put the loaf on a wire rack to cool before slicing. Enjoy!

Weight Loss Tips

  • Honey is 80 calories less per 100 g than white sugar and contains an enormous concentration of minerals and vitamins.

  • Use spray cooking oil when you fry food. It will help you to use less oil for cooking.

  • Buy a pack of egg whites, so you can swap some of your whole eggs in an omelet or scrambled eggs with a less calorie-dense substance and richer in protein.

Additional Information

  • Cooking Method

    Baking

  • Recipe cuisine

    American

  • Tools

    Oven, Bowl, Whisk, Loaf pan

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