BANANA FLAX BREAD
Step into the world of wholesome goodness with our Banana Flax Bread. It's a delightful combination of ripe bananas, nutty flax seed, and a touch of cinnamon, all lovingly baked into a moist and satisfying loaf. Get ready to savor the flavor of health and happiness in every bite!
BANANA FLAX BREAD
- 1 cup whole wheat flour
- 1 cup all-purpose flour
- 1 teaspoon baking powder
- ½ teaspoon salt
- ¾ cup brown sugar
- 4 tablespoons softened unsalted butter
- 3 ripe bananas, mashed
- ½ cup fat-free Greek yogurt
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- ¼ teaspoon ground cinnamon
- 2 tablespoons ground flaxseed
Serving Size: 1
Servings Per Recipe: 10
Amount Per Serving
- Calories: 242
- Total Fat: 10g (15%)
- Saturated Fat: 4g (20%)
- Trans Fat: 0g
- Sodium: 309mg (12%)
- Total Carbohydrate: 34g (11%)
- Dietary Fiber: 2.5g (10%)
- Sugars: 12g
- Protein: 6g
Preheat the Oven of Deliciousness: Begin your culinary journey by preheating your oven to a toasty 350°F. This warm welcome sets the stage for baking perfection.
Mix and Set Aside: In a bowl, combine the whole wheat flour, all-purpose flour, baking powder, and a pinch of salt. Set this floury goodness aside, ready to join the banana brigade.
Banana Bliss: In a separate bowl, it's time to work your magic with the ripe bananas. Mash them up into a creamy delight and set them aside. These bananas are the stars of the show, after all.
Sugar and Spice: In another bowl, mix together brown sugar, softened unsalted butter, Greek yogurt, vanilla extract, and a dash of ground cinnamon. Beat these ingredients at low speed until they form a delightful mixture that's as sweet as it is creamy.
The Great Fusion: Now comes the fun part! Add the mashed bananas to the sweet and creamy mixture. Give it all a good mix until it's well combined.
The Floury Embrace: Slowly introduce the flour mixture to the banana-infused mixture, beating at low speed until everything becomes one big happy family. It's like a warm embrace of flavors and textures.
Flaxseed Flourish: Don't forget to add the ground flaxseed! Mix it in to give your Banana Flax Bread an extra boost of nutrition and a delightful nutty flavor.
Into the Pan: Pour your banana-flour mixture into an 8x4 inch loaf pan that's been generously coated with cooking spray. It's the perfect stage for your bread to shine.
Bake to Perfection: Place your creation into the preheated oven and let it bake for about 35 minutes. You'll know it's ready when a toothpick inserted in the center comes out dry and clean.
Savor the Moment: Remove your Banana Flax Bread from the oven and let it cool for 10-15 minutes. This is the perfect time to take in the delightful aroma and get ready to savor each and every slice.
- For the best results, use those brown, mushy bananas. If you have some on hand, you can peel and cut ripe bananas into 1-inch pieces and store them in the freezer for future Banana Flax Bread adventures.
- If you're feeling adventurous, consider adding walnuts to your bread for an extra layer of flavor and texture.
- Our Banana Flax Bread is a wonderful blend of delicious and nutritious. It's a wholesome treat that you can feel good about enjoying any time of the day. Happy baking!