Banana Bread

Fork Facts:

National Banana Bread Day is on February 23rd! Banana bread gained in popularity in 1950 and has been a staple in most home baking ever since.

SERVES: 16 portions

RECIPE TIME: 35 - 40 Minutes

Palate Profile

It is often a moist, sweet, and cake-like texture. Adding your favourite dried fruit will add a decadent texture.

Additional Tips:

  • You can easily substitute apple sauce into the recipe instead of bananas.

What you need:

  • ¼ Cup Veggie Oil
  • 6 Tbsp Brown Sugar
  • ¼ tsp Vanilla
  • 1 Cup Whole Wheat Flour
  • 1 tsp Sea Salt
  • ¼ tsp Baking Soda
  • 1 Egg*
  • ¾ Cup Mashed Bananas
  • 1 tsp Cinnamon

What to do:

  1. Make sure to wash your hands before you begin.
  2. Preheat oven to 350F.
  3. Line bottom of baking pan with parchment paper.
  4. In a large bowl combine flour, baking soda, cinnamon and salt.
  5. In a separate bowl, cream together oil and brown sugar. Stir in egg, vanilla and mashed bananas until well blended.
  6. Stir banana mixture into flour mixture. Stir just to moisten.
  7. Pour batter into parchment paper lined pan.
  8. Bake for 35 minutes until a toothpick inserted into the centre of the loaf comes out clean.
  9. Let bread cool in pan for 10 minutes and then turn out onto a wire rack.
  10. *Substitute with flaxseed meal to make it egg free. For every 1 egg, mix 1 Tbsp of flaxseed meal with 3 Tbsp of water, and allow it to thicken for 15 mins.