Banana Wheat Bread


This is a delicious and nutritious bread that is very easy to make. I like it so much, I sometimes have it for breakfast!

Original recipe makes 1 – 9 x 5 inch loaf


2 cups whole wheat flour
1/4 cup wheat germ
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 1/2 cups mashed bananas
1/4 cup vegetable oil
1/2 cup honey
2 eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/2 cup chopped pecans


  1. Grease a 9 x 5 inch loaf pan. Preheat oven to 350 degrees (175 degrees C).
  2. Combine oil, honey, eggs, vanilla, and mashed bananas in a bowl.
  3. In a large bowl, whisk together flour, wheat germ, salt, and baking soda. Make a well in dry ingredients, and add the banana mixture. Mix together until dry ingredients are moistened. Stir in nuts. Pour batter into prepared pan.
  4. Bake 1 hour in preheated oven. Test for doneness, and cool on wire rack.


Calories: 232 kcal
Carbohydrates: 34.6 g
Cholesterol: 35 mg
Fat: 9.7 g
Fiber: 4 g
Protein: 5.1 g
Sodium: 313 mg