Molasses Banana Bread

This wonderfully flavorful banana bread is a real crowd pleaser! It’s sweetened with molasses instead of sugar. What a nice variation!

Original recipe makes 1 – 9×5 inch loaf


1/2 cup butter, softened
1 egg
1 cup molasses
2 cups mashed banana
1 cup whole wheat flour
3/4 cup all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg

  • PREP

    20 mins

  • COOK

    1 hr


    1 hr 20 mins


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Lightly grease a 9×5 inch loaf pan.
  2. In a large bowl, cream the butter. Beat in egg, molasses and banana. Mix in whole wheat flour, all-purpose flour, baking soda, salt, nutmeg and walnuts; stir until well blended. Pour batter into prepared pan.
  3. Bake in preheated oven for 55 to 65 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into center of the loaf comes out clean.


Calories: 249 kcal
Carbohydrates: 42.3 g
Cholesterol: 38 mg
Fat: 8.5 g
Fiber: 2.4 g
Protein: 3.2 g
Sodium: 221 mg