Whole Wheat Banana Walnut Bread

Healthy, tasty and easy to prepare!

 

Click here to see the recipe in Portuguese

 

servings: 15 slices

preparation time: 1:30 hour

 

Ingredients: 

½ cup butter (4 ounces)

½ cup brown sugar (3 ¾ ounces)

1 tsp vanilla extract

¾ tsp baking soda

½ tsp salt

3 large bananas, cut into chunks (about 1 pound before peeling)

¼ cup honey (3 oz)

2 large eggs

2 cups whole wheat flour (8 oz)

½ cup chopped walnuts (2 oz)

 

Directions:

1 – Preheat oven to 350°F. Lightly grease a 9.25×5.25×2.75 in loaf pan.

2 – In the mixer, beat together butter and sugar until smooth.

3 – Add vanilla, salt, and bananas, beating until well combined, but leaving some small chunks of banana.

4 – Beat in honey and eggs.

5 – Add flour, walnuts and baking soda, stirring until smooth.

6 – Spoon the batter into the pan, smoothing the top. Let it rest at room temperature for 10 minutes.

7 – Bake for 50 minutes, then gently put a piece of aluminum foil across the top, to prevent over-browning. Bake for an additional 10 to 15 minutes.

8 – Remove bread from the oven and allow the loaf to cool for 10 minutes before removing from loaf pan.

 

Tips and Options:

  • Add raisin or Brazilian nuts to the batter.

 

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