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  1. Recipe

Banana Bread

12 servings

Source: The Vegan Starter Kit by Neal Barnard, M.D.; recipe by Christine Waltermyer

This delicious and simple banana bread recipe tastes great as a snack or part of a filling breakfast!

About the Recipe

166 Calories · 3 g Protein · 2 g Fiber


Makes 12 Servings

  • 4 large bananas (1 1/2 cups)
  • sugar (1 cup)
  • nondairy milk (1/4 cup)
  • vanilla extract (1 tsp.)
  • lemon juice or apple cider vinegar (1 tsp.)
  • unbleached white flour (1 cup)
  • whole wheat or spelt flour (1 cup)
  • baking soda (1 tsp.)
  • baking powder (1/2 tsp.)
  • sea salt (1/2 tsp.)
  • cinnamon (1 tsp.)
  • nutmeg (1/8 tsp)


  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F.

  2. In a large bowl, mix together the mashed bananas, sugar, nondairy milk, vanilla, and lemon juice.

  3. In a separate bowl, combine the flours, baking soda, baking powder, sea salt, cinnamon, and nutmeg.

  4. Add the wet ingredients to the dry and mix together, but don't overmix.

  5. Transfer to a 9 x 5 x 3-inch loaf pan that has been lightly sprayed with nonstick spray.

  6. Bake for 1 hour (depending on your oven, it could take 10 minutes extra to feel springy on the top).

  7. Remove from the oven and let the banana bread cool for 10 minutes. Carefully invert and remove the bread. Let it cool completely before slicing.

Nutrition Facts

Per serving (1/12 of recipe)

Calories: 166
Fat: 1 g
     Calories from Fat: 3%
Cholesterol: 0 mg
Protein: 3 g
Carbohydrates: 39 g
Sugar: 20 g
Fiber: 2 g
Sodium: 226 mg

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