Whole Wheat Banana Bread

Rev BJ Friley


Oven Temp: 350 degrees F

A moist, flavorful bread filled with the nutritional benefits of whole wheat flour and wheat germ. Make two loaves and freeze one for later use.

Tips: For a less dense loaf of bread, substitute 1 cup of white flour for 1 cup of the whole wheat flour.


★★★★★ 1 vote

one 8 X 5 X 3-inch loaf
15 Min
55 Min
Convection Oven


  • 2 c
    whole wheat flour
  • 1 Tbsp
    wheat germ
  • 1 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 2
  • 2 c
    cut-up ripe banana
  • 1/2 c
  • 1/4 c
    vegetable oil
  • 1 Tbsp
    lemon juice
  • 1/2 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1 c
    chopped walnuts

How to Make Whole Wheat Banana Bread


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Measure flour, wheat germ, baking soda and salt into large bowl.
  3. Stir to blend.
  4. In bowl of food processor, combine the eggs, banana, honey, vegetable oil, lemon juice and vanilla until well blended.
  5. Pour over flour mixture.
  6. Add walnuts.
  7. Stir with rubber spatula just until blended.
  8. Pour into a greased and floured 8 X 5 X 3-inch loaf pan.
  9. Bake at 350 degrees F until sides pull away from pan and toothpick inserted in center comes out clean, 45 to 55 minutes.
  10. Cool on rack before removing from pan.

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About Whole Wheat Banana Bread

Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Healthy

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