Banana Bread, Revisited

Banana Bread

Hello there, friends! It seems that one of your favorite recipes is my Banana Bread one. However, after making this many many times, and hearing your feedback, I come to you with a new twist on this old recipe! This recipe has the following changes from the original:

  • Instead of two cups of flour, one cup of whole wheat flour and one cup of flaked oats is used. This gives the bread a bit more texture.
  • Honey is used as the sweetener instead of maple syrup. This adds a more hearty flavor, although it makes the bread not vegan.
  • Vanilla is added (yum!) Who doesn’t like vanilla?
  • No lemon juice needed. There wasn’t a difference and it was an unnecessary extra step.

Overall, these recipes are pretty similar, but depending on what you have in your kitchen, you may like this one better. This banana bread is still healthy, refined sugar free, and easy to make. I hope you enjoy!

Banana Bread
Serves 8
A delicious dairy free and refined sugar free banana bread that is sure to knock your socks off!
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Prep Time
15 min
Cook Time
30 min
Total Time
45 min
Prep Time
15 min
Cook Time
30 min
Total Time
45 min
Ingredients
  1. 1 c whole wheat flour
  2. 1 c flaked oats
  3. 1 ts baking soda
  4. 1 ts cinnamon
  5. 3/4 ts baking powder
  6. 3/4 ts salt
  7. 1/3 c almond milk
  8. 1/2 c local honey
  9. 2 ts vanilla extract
  10. 2 bananas
  11. 1/2 c vegan chocolate chips
  12. 1/2 c raw walnuts
Instructions
  1. Preheat the oven to 350 F.
  2. In a large bowl, mix the flour, baking soda, cinnamon, baking powder, and salt by hand.
  3. Blend the almond milk, honey, and vanilla until fully mixed in a blender.
  4. Add the banana to the blender and blend on low until the banana is roughly chopped but still has chunks.
  5. Chop the walnuts into small pieces.
  6. Mix the walnuts and chocolate chips into the dry mixture.
  7. Pour the wet mixture into the dry mixture and mix until incorporated.
  8. Spoon the mixture into a loaf pan and gently shake the pan back and forth until the dough is evenly spread out.
  9. Bake at 350 for 30-35 minutes. Test to see if the loaf is done by inserting a knife into the center of the loaf. If it comes out clean, the loaf is ready.
  10. Let it cool for 10-15 minutes, and then flip the loaf onto a cooling rack.
  11. Slice and enjoy!
Adapted from Faith In Plants Original Banana Bread
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