Banana Bread

Keywords: whole wheat, potassium, omega-3 fatty acids, fiber

Serves: 10 (1-inch pieces)

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Total Time: 70 minutes

Equipment: measuring cup, bowl, mixer, bread loaf pan, oven 


  • ½ cup of unsalted softened butter 
  • ½ cup of sugar 
  • 1 ½ cup of whole wheat flour 
  • 1 teaspoon of soda 
  • 3 ripe bananas 
  • 2 large room temperature eggs 
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 
  • ½ teaspoon of salt 
  • ½ cup of raisins 
  • 1 cup of chopped walnuts  


  1. Preheat the oven to 375 °F. 
  2. Combine butter with sugar in a bowl and use a mixer to bring it to creamy consistency. 
  3.  Add bananas and mash them well. 
  4. Add eggs, flour, baking powder, salt, and vanilla, then mix it all together. 
  5. At the end, add nuts and raisins. 
  6. Mix the batter with a spoon. 
  7. Spray a baking sheet with oil and sprinkle with flour. 
  8. Transfer the batter into the pan and bake for about 55 minutes. 
  9. Serve and enjoy. 


  • You can add fiber. 
  • Substitute sugar with honey. 
  • Banana bread can be customized with additional ingredients like shredded coconut, chocolate chips, or dried fruit for added flavor and nutrition. 


  • Store banana bread in an airtight container at room temperature for a few days or in the refrigerator for longer freshness. It can also be frozen for future consumption.  

Nutrition Facts:

Total Servings: 10
Serving Size: 1 inch slice

Amount Per Serving% Daily Value
Calories: 328 calories13%
Total Fat: 18 g21%
Saturated Fat: 7 g23%
Cholesterol: 62 mg20%
Sodium: 201 mg13%
Total Carbohydrates: 38 g12%
Dietary Fiber: 4 g16%
Added Sugar: 10 g27%
Protein: 6 g4%
Vitamin D: 10 IU1.6%
Calcium: 32 mg3%
Iron: 1 mg7%
Potassium: 315 mg12%