Delicious Whole Wheat Banana Bread

Total Time
1hr 15mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 1 hr

I didn't have all the ingredients I needed to make a different banana bread recipe so I improvised and this is what I came up with. Its very moist. The best banana bread I have made.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees.
  2. Beat oil and brown sugar together.
  3. Add eggs, mix well.
  4. Stir in bananas and vanilla.
  5. Stir in flour, salt, and cinnamon.
  6. Add baking soda to hot water, stir to mix, then add to batter.
  7. Lastly, add nuts and/ or fruit (if you use both reduce each measurement to 1/4 cup).
  8. Spread into greased bread pan. Bake for 55-60 minutes.
  9. Cool on rack before slicing.


Most Helpful

Great recipe! I added 1/4c of flax seed meal. Next time I will increase the banana and the optional ingredients... I might add some nutmeg too. Thank you for posting!

Motivated Mama May 21, 2009

Very good! I used turbinato sugar instead of brown because that is what I had on hand. I think perhaps I'll use a little more banana to make it more moist next time. I added raisins and it was a nice sweet touch. A delicious recipe. I will make again.

gobruijns October 24, 2008

This is a gastronomic taste sensation for the senses, a wonderful and very satisfying banana bread that is not to sweet and I thoroughly enjoyed. I followed the recipe as written and simply substituted splenda brown sugar blend and eggbeaters to account for a strict cardiac diet. I also used Whole Wheat Graham Flour. I chose to use sliced almonds for the nuts and raisins and this will become my new recipe for banana bread. Thanks for sharing!

Chef Lyle October 24, 2008

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