100% whole grain banana bread – texanerin baking

This 100% whole wheat banana bread is full of banana flavor and cinnamon and is naturally dairy-free! Can also be made with all-purpose flour.

Whole grain banana bread seems like such a boring first post, I know, but it’s one of our favorites! You really can’t tell that this banana bread is 100% whole wheat.

Mr. Banana bread recipe healthy T usually doesn’t like whole wheat treats but this is an exception.


Cooking banana bread There’s so much flavor in the bananas and all the added cinnamon that all you taste is pure cinnamony banana bliss. Unique banana bread recipe Nobody will know this banana bread is whole wheat!

One thing that’s super important is the bananas. How to bake banana bread They need to be as dark as possible. Top rated banana bread recipe You see the banana in the background of the second picture? It’d be best if the bananas are even darker than that!

If your bananas aren’t ripe enough, your bread won’t be as sweet as it should be, and since we’re reducing the sugar quite a bit, we need those bananas to be sweet.

Another result is using not-ripe-enough bananas is that the bread will be less moist. Banana oatmeal bread More sugar = more moisture.

This recipe calls for only 3 tablespoons of oil. Chocolate banana bread recipe I used olive oil but you can’t taste it at all! I’m guessing melted coconut oil or melted butter would also work for a non-dairy-free version.

The bananas and cinnamon mellow the whole grain taste that many, including myself, really dislike. Recipe for healthy banana bread You can use traditional whole wheat (which is what I use) or white whole wheat flour, which is less grain-y tasting. Soft banana bread recipe You can even use all-purpose flour, if you prefer.

If you want to make it a bit more exciting, you can add walnuts or chocolate chips to the batter. Simple moist banana bread recipe I’m also thinking of trying a peanut butter version. 2 banana bread What other add-ins do you add to banana bread?

Hope you enjoy the bread! I’d love to hear how it goes if you try it out.

• 1 1/2 cups (195 grams) whole spelt flour, whole wheat flour or all-purpose flour

• cinnamon sugar (1 tablespoon unrefined sugar + 1 teaspoon cinnamon)

• Preheat your oven to 350°F / 175°C. Easy banana walnut bread Grease a 10.5? x 3? (27cm x 8cm) pan and grease it well.

• In a medium-sized bowl, whisk together flour, baking soda, baking powder, salt, cinnamon and sugar.

• In another medium-sized bowl, lightly beat the eggs. Banana bread recipe 3 bananas Add honey, canola oil, vanilla and mashed bananas.

• To prevent more dish washing, I put one banana at a time in the liquid mix, and mash it with the bottom of a glass. Gourmet banana bread If they’re ripe enough, really TRULY ripe enough, this will be easy. Banana date bread You can also puree the bananas. Organic banana bread Add the nuts if using.

• Pour into the prepared pan and add cinnamon sugar, if using.

• Bake for 40-45 minutes. Banana bread pudding recipe Remember to adjust the time accordingly depending on pan size.

• Remove to a rack to cool for 15 minutes before turning out onto the rack to cool completely.

• If you live in a humid environment, refrigerate this after a few days. Best banana walnut bread recipe It’s incredibly moist and humidity isn’t its friend.

My family absolutely loves your gluten and dairy free brownie recipe! I really want to try making this recipe gluten free, but I have only just recently begun making things gluten and dairy free, so I’m just wondering if its an even swap of all purpose flour for gluten free all purpose flour, or do I need to do something different so that it still has the same consistency?

I’m so happy you all like them! 🙂 And it depends on the brand / mix you use. Banana bread recipe with oil I use this one – 1-to-1 gluten-free baking flour – and it almost always works as a direct sub. Perfect banana bread recipe I use 138 grams of that mix for every 1 cup of wheat flour called for. Fat free banana bread I haven’t tried it here but I think it’d work. Bisquick banana bread recipe 🙂 I’d love to hear how it goes if you try it out! Reply

I’ve made this twice now, once with blueberries mixed in, and once with raspberries mixed in. Bread machine banana bread Both were delicious! I like a lot of spices so I added allspice, ginger, nutmeg, and cinnamon, a teaspoon each, to the recipe. One banana bread recipe This is my new favorite banana bread recipe. Banana bread easy moist 🙂 Reply

I vowed to myself I would make this recipe because it was your first and I remember you writing it was one of your least popular and I felt sad thinking that your first recipe was something you were allergic to- bananas! At least I thought I read that before. Banana bread recipe best moist Anyway, I finally made it and its delicious! I used the most disgusting black bananas and I ran out of honey so I substituted half the honey for agave. Bisquick banana bread the bread was very flavorful, moist and I loved the crunchy cinnamon sugar topping. Banana bread ingredients It was also a winner with my kids! Reply

Oh, thank you Heather! It is indeed my first and least popular. Best banana bread recipe ever You are so sweet to have made this just because of my whining. Banana bread recipe with sour cream 🙂 I did indeed write those things you mentioned in my roundup post of 2011. Moist and delicious banana bread You have a good memory! So very happy that you and your kids enjoyed it. Sugar free banana bread It’s still Mr. Banana bread recipe sour cream T’s favorite… after all this time. Sour cream banana bread Thanks a ton for the feedback and rating! And really, thanks for giving this post some love. How to make a banana bread 😀 Reply

Hi, I always like to try new recipes of banana bread for my boyfriend who really loves it, but this is the first time I use whole wheat flour in it! it turned out delicious!

I replaced the honey with molasses and I added 100g of chocolate and caramel chips just to be sure to cover the whole wheat taste..the result was just perfect! thank you!I will substitute plain flour with whole wheat more often from now on 🙂

Anon – That’s great to hear! I’m happy that you both enjoyed it. Banana bread with sour cream And chocolate chips is a nice addition! I hope your day got a little bit better after eating some banana bread. Buttermilk banana bread 🙂 Thanks for the feedback! Reply

Just made this bread. Betty crocker banana bread I only used 3 bananas as they were kinda big and added some mini chocolate chips cause I was having a bad day. Banana bread with buttermilk This is nothing short of awesome and it really doesn’t taste like 100% whole grain. How to make homemade banana bread My husband loved it too! Thanks for sharing!

Kristine – I’m so happy that you all enjoyed it! I think this bread is a good way to get the little ones to eat whole grains as they probably don’t even notice. Betty crocker banana bread recipe I hope you’re able to try out some more recipes and thanks so much for leaving feedback. Best ever banana bread 🙂

Anon – That is indeed strange. Banana bread 1 banana This was my very first post and not a single comment until last night when not one but two people made it. Banana bread muffin recipe It just made my day.

I’m so happy that it worked for you. Chocolate chip banana nut bread Let me know if your other versions work out! I love to reduce sugar whenever possible. Oatmeal banana bread recipe Good luck with Houston baking. Banana bread low fat 🙂 Reply

Strange – I made this last night and came to leave a comment too! My husband loved this recipe so thank you! I used coconut oil instead canola oil and next time I think I will use less sugar as the bananas provided plenty of sweetness. Banana bread with applesauce I may also experiment and try this recipe with zucchini or pumpkin.

Love your site! We are transplanted Houstonians from Canada and still trying to adjust to baking at sea level and with humidity! Reply

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