Banana Bread

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Yield: 1 loaf, for 12 servings

Servings: 12

Active Time: 20 minutes

Total Time: 1 1/2 hours

Banana bread is the perfect vehicle for using bananas once they are past their prime.


  • ⅔ cup packed brown sugar
  • ⅓ cup hot, strong brewed coffee
  • 1½ cups mashed overripe bananas (about 4)
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 large egg white
  • 3 tablespoons canola oil
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup whole-wheat flour
  • 1½ teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon baking soda


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Lightly oil a 9-by-5-inch loaf pan.
  2. Dissolve brown sugar in coffee in a bowl. Stir in bananas. Whisk together egg, egg white, oil and vanilla in a large bowl. Add the banana mixture. Whisk together flours, baking powder, cinnamon, ginger, salt and baking soda in a separate bowl. Add to the banana mixture and stir just until combined.
  3. Pour into the prepared pan and bake until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean, 40 to 50 minutes. Let cool in the pan on a rack for 10 minutes. Invert the loaf onto a rack and let cool completely.


Per serving

182 Calories, Total Fat: 4 g, Saturated Fat: 0 g, Cholesterol: 18 mg, Carbohydrates: 34 g, Fiber: 2 g, Protein: 4 g, Sodium: 207 mg, Potassium: 185 mg, Folate: 12 mcg, Calcium: 34 mg

Carbohydrate Servings: 2

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