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Banana Flax Bread

Servings: 10

Keywords: banana, flax, bread

  • Prep Time: 15 mins
  • Cook Time: 35 mins
  • Total Time: 50 mins




  • 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 bananas ripe and mashed
  • ½ cup fat-free Greek yogurt
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ¼ teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 2 tablspoons ground cinnamon


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Combine flour, baking soda and salt – set aside. In a separate bowl mix sugar and then next six ingredients (through cinnamon). Beat at low until a consistent mixture is formed. Add the wet ingredients to the flour mixture and beat at low until all moistened. Add the flax seed and mix in. Place the mixture in a 8x4 inch loaf pan coated with cooking spray. Place in the oven for 35 minutes, until a toothpick placed in the center comes out dry and clean. Let it cool 10-15 minutes and then serve. Click for larger image

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1

Serving Per Recipe: 10

Amount Per Serving
Calories 242
% Daily Value*
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

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs:


This recipe works best with mushy brown bananas. I keep a zip-lock bag in the freezer. When bananas get brown, I peal them and cut them into 1-inch pieces and store them in the freezer for future banana bread. Walnuts are a nice addition to the bread.