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Banana Walnut Bread

Bananas and Walnuts combine in this delicious, comforting bread that is super easy to make! Banana Walnut Bread is great for any occasion. It serves great as an easy breakfast or even a healthy dessert! It works good as a gift or even as a snack during your next coffee or tea get-together with your friends.

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Banana Walnut Bread is super easy to make and it makes great use of leftover overripe bananas that would otherwise get thrown away. It’s chock full of nutrients, with hearty walnuts and wholesome bananas. Combine that with classic spices like cinnamon and nutmeg and you have yourself a truly great bread!

While this bread calls for walnuts you can substitute them for your favorite nut instead. It’ll keep it clean and healthy, especially when it’s only sweetened with honey, but may give it a slightly different taste and texture, depending on what nut you use. You can also use this Banana Walnut Bread recipe to make muffins. Just fill about 3/4 and bake for 20 minutes at 350 degrees.

Ingredients to Make Banana Walnut Bread:

  • overripe bananas
  • eggs
  • honey
  • butter
  • whole wheat flour
  • baking soda
  • cinnamon
  • nutmeg
  • walnuts

How to Make Banana Walnut Bread:

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Grease a loaf baking pan with butter and set aside.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, mash the bananas well. Whisk in the eggs, honey, and butter.
  3. Slowly add in flour, baking soda, cinnamon and nutmeg until just combined. Fold in walnuts.
  4. Pour mixture into prepared loaf pan. Bake for 50-55 minutes or until a knife comes out of the center clean.

faq

Can I make this recipe into muffins instead?

Absolutely! Fill muffin tins ¾ of the way with the batter and bake for 20 minutes or until a knife comes out clean.

Do I have to use walnuts in banana bread?

You can use whichever kind of nut you prefer! Chopped pecans or macadamia nuts also work great.

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Banana Walnut Bread

Bananas and Walnuts combine in this delicious, comforting bread that is super easy to make! Banana Walnut Bread is great for any occasion.
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 55 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Serving Size 12 servings

Ingredients

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Grease a loaf baking pan with butter and set aside.
  • In a large mixing bowl, mash the bananas well. Whisk in the eggs, honey, and butter.
  • Slowly add in flour, baking soda, cinnamon and nutmeg until just combined. Fold in walnuts.
  • Pour mixture into prepared loaf pan. Bake for 50-55 minutes or until a knife comes out of the center clean.

Notes

  • Store in an airtight container at room temperature for 3 days. You can also store it in the refrigerator for up to a week or cover it in aluminum foil and freeze for up to 3 months. To defrost, simply place it in the fridge overnight.
  • To ripen your bananas quickly, place them (unpeeled) on a baking sheet in the oven and bake for 30 minutes at 300. They will be soft and the peels will be black all over.

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