High fibre banana bread

AuthorAnya MandziukCategoryDifficultyBeginner

If you’re craving something warm…

We’re all in our homes much more than we’d like to be these days. Many of us are also looking for comfort in the midst of uncertainty. Imagine the smell of banana bread filling up your house with warmth and coziness as it bakes in the oven…

Banana bread is a traditional North American dessert enjoyed equally by both adults and children. It’s easy to make, requires no kneading, and it’s delicious! So dig out those frozen bananas from the bottom of your freezer, get your kids involved, and get baking! While this is a “comfort food” recipe, this recipe calls for rolled oats and whole-wheat flour. These ingredients add the benefit of fibre to your comforting treat!

Yields10 Servings
Prep Time20 minsCook Time40 minsTotal Time1 hr

Ingredients
 ¼ cup rolled oats
 ½ cup whole-wheat flour
 ¼ cup all-purpose white flour
 ¼ tsp salt
 1 tsp baking powder
  cup butter
  cup sugar
 2 eggs
 1 tsp vanilla extract
 2 large over-ripe bananas
 2 tbsp milk
 1 tsp baking soda
 ½ cup raw nuts or dark chocolate chips (optional)

Instructions
1

Preheat the oven to 350 ℉. Lightly grease an 8×4 inch loaf pan and sprinkle the bottom of the pan with a small amount of oats for a pretty design.

2

Combine rolled oats, whole-wheat flour, all-purpose white flour, salt and baking powder in a bowl. Set this mixture aside.

3

In a separate bowl combine butter and sugar. Beat the ingredients on medium-high speed using an electric mixer until the mixture becomes light and fluffy.

4

Add eggs to the butter and sugar mixture and beat until combined. Use a spatula to scrape the sides of the bowl as needed).

5

Add vanilla and bananas to the mixture from step 4 and beat again until uniform texture of the batter is achieved.

6

Heat up milk until it starts to bubble. Add baking soda to milk. The mixture will start to foam.

7

Combine the milk mixture, the batter from step 5 and flour/oat mix from step 2. Beat using an electric mixer until just combined.

8

Fold in nuts or chocolate chips if desired.

9

Transfer the batter into the loaf pan and bake for 30-40 minutes. To make sure it’s ready, perform a toothpick test: insert a toothpick in the middle of the loaf and if it comes out clean, your loaf is baked.

10

Let the banana loaf cool completely. Enjoy with a cup of your favorite tea or coffee!

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1 Serving

Servings 10


Amount Per Serving
Calories 160.4
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 7.5g12%
Saturated Fat 4.2g22%
Sodium 247.3mg11%
Potassium 147.88mg5%
Total Carbohydrate 26g9%
Dietary Fiber 1.7g7%
Sugars 10.5g
Protein 3g6%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Adapted from: Full hearts cookbook

Ingredients

Ingredients
 ¼ cup rolled oats
 ½ cup whole-wheat flour
 ¼ cup all-purpose white flour
 ¼ tsp salt
 1 tsp baking powder
  cup butter
  cup sugar
 2 eggs
 1 tsp vanilla extract
 2 large over-ripe bananas
 2 tbsp milk
 1 tsp baking soda
 ½ cup raw nuts or dark chocolate chips (optional)

Directions

Instructions
1

Preheat the oven to 350 ℉. Lightly grease an 8×4 inch loaf pan and sprinkle the bottom of the pan with a small amount of oats for a pretty design.

2

Combine rolled oats, whole-wheat flour, all-purpose white flour, salt and baking powder in a bowl. Set this mixture aside.

3

In a separate bowl combine butter and sugar. Beat the ingredients on medium-high speed using an electric mixer until the mixture becomes light and fluffy.

4

Add eggs to the butter and sugar mixture and beat until combined. Use a spatula to scrape the sides of the bowl as needed).

5

Add vanilla and bananas to the mixture from step 4 and beat again until uniform texture of the batter is achieved.

6

Heat up milk until it starts to bubble. Add baking soda to milk. The mixture will start to foam.

7

Combine the milk mixture, the batter from step 5 and flour/oat mix from step 2. Beat using an electric mixer until just combined.

8

Fold in nuts or chocolate chips if desired.

9

Transfer the batter into the loaf pan and bake for 30-40 minutes. To make sure it’s ready, perform a toothpick test: insert a toothpick in the middle of the loaf and if it comes out clean, your loaf is baked.

10

Let the banana loaf cool completely. Enjoy with a cup of your favorite tea or coffee!

High fibre banana bread