Banana Bread

Banana Bread

Sylvia Melendez-Klinger, MS, RD, Grain Foods Foundation
From the comforting aroma of baking bread to the mellow flavor of ripe bananas and vanilla bean, you’ll love this bread right out of the oven … and for days afterward!
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 15 minutes
Course Breakfast, Dessert, Snack
Cuisine American
Servings 1 Loaf


  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 3 large ripe bananas mashed
  • 3/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 2 tsp vanilla
  • 2 eggs or ½ cup egg substitute
  • 2 cups all purpose flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/8 tsp salt


  • Preheat oven to 325° F. and spray a loaf pan with non-stick cooking spray.
  • In a large bowl, mix sugar, bananas, oil, eggs and vanilla. Stir in remaining ingredients until well incorporated. Pour mixture into loaf pan.
  • Bake for about 60 to 70 minutes or until a knife comes out clean. Let cool before slicing.


Try this tasty recipe for Banana Bread, which is not only packed with grains but is also under 500 calories.
Keyword Banana, Fruit, Quick Bread
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