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Whole Wheat Banana Bread Recipe

Linda Appiah
This whole wheat banana bread is tasty, flavorful, and light. these are the best banana bread i have ever had.
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 50 mins
Total Time 1 hr
Course Quick breads
Cuisine American
Servings 12
Calories 192 kcal


  • 1and ¾ cup (210g) whole wheat flour
  • ¼ teaspoon nutmeg
  • ½ teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 3 medium ripe bananas
  • 2 large eggs
  • cup (80 ml) Olive oil
  • ½ cup (170g) honey
  • cup (80ml) milk
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • a handful of pecans for garnish optional


  • Preparation work
  • Adjust the oven rack and preheat the oven to 350 F (180 C).
  • Prepare 9x5x3 inches loaf pan with non-stick spray or this homemade pan release. Set aside
  • Making the Banana bread
  • In a medium bowl, combine the flour, ground nutmeg, cinnamon, baking soda, salt, and whip together. Then set aside.
  • In another large bowl, mash the bananas to the desire consistency. Then add the eggs and whisk until mixed. Add the honey, milk, vanilla, and whisk to mix.
  • Add the flour mixture to the banana mixture and mix to combine. Do not overmix the batter.
  • Pour the bread butter into the prepared loaf pan, add the pecans if using and bake for about 50 minutes. The bread is done when a toothpick is inserted into the center and comes out clean or with few moist crumbs
  • Remove from the oven and allow to cool in the pan for about 10 minutes then transfer to a wire rack to cool completely before slicing.
  • Serve and enjoy.
  • Store the banana bread at room temperature for up to 2 days or in the fridge for one week


How To Store The Banana Bread
Store the banana bread at room temperature for up to 2 days or in the fridge for one week.
This banana bread recipe freezes well and tastes better after a few days too. This bread keeps well at room temperature for few days. Stored the bread for up to 3 months in the freezer.


Calories: 192kcal
Keyword banana bread, breakfast bread, healthy banana bread, moist banana bread, whole wheat banana bread
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