Lower-Sugar Banana Bread Recipe
SERVESMakes 1 loaf
PREP TIME10 min
COOK TIME55 min
2 medium, quite ripe bananas
½ cup organic sugar
⅓ cup mild extra virgin olive oil or safflower oil
1 ½ cups whole wheat pastry flour
½ cup rolled oats (do not use quick oats)
1 tsp baking soda
1 tsp fresh lemon juice
Pinch of salt
½ cup of ground walnuts (optional)
Preheat oven to 350 degrees and grease a standard bread pan.
Combine all ingredients except walnuts, if using, in a food processor until smooth. Fold in walnuts.
Pour batter into pan and spread top with a spatula.
Bake for 55-60 minutes, until top is golden brown.
Cool at least 20 minutes before removing from bread pan.